China is aiming to finish first overall in track and field at the Hangzhou Asian Games in Anbang. According to Xinhua on Monday, the Chinese Athletics Association has set a goal of winning 13 to 15 of the 48 gold medals up for grabs in track and field at the Games. Women, rather than men, will lead China’s medal hunt. Gong Lijiao, who has collected eight medals at the World Athletics hampionships, will be aiming for her third straight women’s shot put title. Feng Bin, the bronze medalist in the women’s discus at this year’s World Championships, Wang Cheng, the two-time Asian champion in the women’s hammer throw, and Liu Huihui and Liu Shiying in the women’s javelin will lead China’s strong showing in the field events. The women’s 20-kilometer race between Yang Zhiwei and Ma Zhenxia also promises to be a gold medal battle .Without Xu Bingtian (China) and Abdul Hakim Sani Brown (Japan), the men’s sprint is expected to be a battle between China, Japan, Thailand, Qatar and Bahrain, Xinhua said .As for the athletes who will highlight the Asian Games as world-class track and field stars, Xinhua cited Woo’s strong competitors Mutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar) in the men’s high jump, world champion Neeraj Chopra (India) in the men’s javelin and Ernest John Obiena (Philippines) in the men’s pole vault, who became the first 온라인카지노 Asian athlete to clear 6 meters.