In Friday's only other fixture, Bolivia's Jorge Wilstermann secured a 3-0 home win over Uruguayan side Penarol. Enditem
The top three finishers all achieved 5.82m but Kendricks and Lavillenie had to settle for the second and third places respectively on countbacks.
Meanwhile, Real Betis has started the season with two wins from two games and looks a lot tougher under former Real Madrid and Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini than under Joan Ferrer 'Rubi' last season.
"I know that this cruel loss has brought immense sorrow and I would like you to know that the African football fraternity shares in this pain," Ahmad added.
Wuhan once had a good chance to pull one back in the 43rd minute when midfielder Liu Yun sent an accurate cross in the penalty area, but forward Dong Xuesheng failed to touch the ball.
As usual, S10 is composed of three stages, namely the Play-In Stage, the Group Stage, and the Knockout Stage (including Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Finals).
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically book a place in football's showpiece tournament. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
The planned measures revealed that athletes will be advised not to take public transportation and to avoid contact with local citizens.
Granada had few problems a week ago in beating the Albanian side Teuta 4-0 away from home a week ago and this time they have home advantage in a qualification that will be decided over just one game, because of time restrictions due to the coronavirus.
The winner of this tie will then play away from home against the winner of the game between Swedish team Malmo and the Croatian side Lokomotiva Zagreb. Enditem
"During his time, Ang Rita was considered as one of the strongest climbers," said the former NMA president. The NMA is an agency involved in promoting mountaineering in Nepal.