Chinese climber Long Jianguo breaks men's speed climbing national record
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
GANZHOU, China, March 19 (Xinhua) -- China's climber Long Jianguo set a new men's speed climbing national record of 5.00 seconds at the 29th National Climbing Championships here on Sunday.
Long, who represents Guizhou province, clocked 5.00 seconds in the third-place contest and claimed the bronze, breaking the national record which had just been created by himself.
Earlier that day, the 19-year-old finished 5.04 seconds in the preliminary, surpassing the previous mark of 5.05 seconds created by ...