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'I beg you to give us justice! '

The Beijing News' cover features a picture of Xin (left) and Liu (right) at final sprint.

This request comes from a desperate coach, who knelt down before Yang Donghua, president of the arbitration committee on track and field of 10th National Games. The coach is Yang Min, her apprentice and she, even the whole Shanxi province delegation could not accept such a result: losing gold medal in an unfair competition. She could not help crying and said to Yang Donghua: 'I beg you to give us justice, we have worked hard on training for past four years, then we just lost by 0.02 second in such an unfair race competition.'

What happened in the competition?

Liu Qing is the apprentice of Yang Min, she represented Shanxi province to attend the National Games and aimed to gold on 1500 meters race. She met the fierce competition from Xin Huina of Shandong province, the Athens Olympic champion on 10,000 meters race. Liu took the lead in most time of the competition, but Xin surpassed her at the sprinting time. Xin's advantage is not obvious, and she tried to block Liu to over her during the final sprint, Xin even used her body and hands to push Liu out of track. Xin Huina won the final by this trick.

But Xin Huina did not get on awards platform finally. The result of arbitration is: the gold medal goes to Liu Qing! This unusual news inspired Chinese sports journalists, and become one of hottest news today.

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