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Sar Churpveasna’s best is only just not enough

Sar Churpveasna’s best is only just not enough

Despite shaving a hundredth of a second off his personal best, Cambodian sprinter Sar Churpveasna came home fifth in his men’s 100 metres heat at the Aoti Main Stadium in Guangzhou yesterday to see him agonisingly miss out on a place in the semifinals. Churpveasna’s time of 11.19 was also set by Bangladesh’s Azharul Islam, who took a photo finish for fourth and with it the last qualification spot from the heat. 

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