Su Bingtian made history and became the first Chinese to enter the men's 100m finals in the Olympics. Unfortunately, he failed to make further progress.
He ran in the final 9.98 seconds slower than the semi-final, finishing in sixth place, unable to add medals.
Italy's Marcell Jacobs crossed the line with 9.8 seconds, breaking the European record and becoming the first runner to win the Olympic men's 100 meters in the "post-Prote" era.
The United States' Fred Kerley and Canada's Andre De Grasse won the runner-up and third runner-up respectively.
[Su Bingtian ran 9.83 seconds in the Tokyo Olympic semifinals]
The 31-year-old Su Bingtian participated in the third group of the semi-finals in the evening and started on the fourth lane. He started quickly and was ahead of other runners.
Ronnie Baker of the United States and Marcell Jacobs of Italy exploded in stamina and tried their best to catch up with Su Bingtian.
Three people pressed the line, Su Bingtian tied with Bick for 9.83 seconds to cross the line first, and then to look at the more refined time, Su Bingtian was 9.827 seconds, and Bick was 9.828 seconds, and Su Bingtian advanced to the first place in the group.
Looking at the three semi-finals, Su Bingtian also ran the fastest time and became the first Chinese runner in history to enter the Olympic men's 100-meter final.
In the semifinals, Su Bingtian also broke the Asian record of 9.95 seconds set by Japanese runner Ryota Yamaxian two months ago.
Liu Xiang, a retired Chinese track and field hurdler, shared footage of Su Bingtian's semi-final on Weibo and left a message "Fengshen"!
Su Bingtian was very excited after crossing the line fastest in the semi-finals.
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