“Bew” Phuriphon Bunson, Thai national team runner. Had symptoms of stiffness and did not finish running in the men's 200 meter race, semi-finals. "Bew" revealed his decision to not finish the race. Because they want to preserve their energy to run the 4×100 meters, which will compete in the qualifying round tomorrow morning (Oct. 2).
athletics competition Asian Games 2022 at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium, China, men's 200 meter running event, semifinals, heat 2, "Bew" Phuriphon Bunson, Thai national team runner. who had already won 1 silver medal from the men's 100 meter event, ran in running lane 5, but it appeared that at the start Phuriphon ran out and did not continue running.
While Femi Ogunnode, a runner from Qatar Asian Games gold medal, 200 meter event, 2 times, 2014 and 2010, ran to the finish line 1st in the heat with a time of 20.75 seconds, 2nd place Goki Ueyama from Japan 20.77 seconds, 3rd place Go Seung Hwan from South Korea. 20.87 seconds, all 3 people made it to the finals, while Phuriphon did not finish the race and has no statistics.
After the competition ends Biu gave the reason that he ran the 200 meter qualifying round last morning. There is muscle stiffness. When we reached the semi-finals we decided not to finish the race. Because they want to preserve their strength to run 4×100 meters, which will compete in the qualifying round tomorrow morning (2 Oct.) .
Source: Thai News Agency