Mainz were unable to gain a foothold into the first half and had to wait until the 38th minute to get their first chance on target, as Jean-Philippe Mateta's header came close.
After leading 65-61, Shanxi rode on a 10-3 surge midway through the last quarter and withstood Hebei's comeback afterwards.
World 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya was second in 15:11.11 while Margaret Kemboi also of Kenya taking the third spot In 15:13.38. Ethiopian Tsigie Gebreselama (15:19.79) was fourth.
The Blanquirroja are aiming to qualify for their second consecutive World Cup, having ended a 36-year drought to earn a place at the 2018 tournament in Russia.
PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal stormed into the fourth round at the French Open with another straight-sets win, beating Italy's Stefano Travaglia 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 on Friday.
"To be honest I was over the limit today. At the end I gave everything that I had out there, it was an amazing match," the 27-year-old added.
In women's action, Petra Kvitova managed to return to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 after a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 dismissal of China's Zhang Shuai in the opening match on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Monday.
The transfer will see Marcone reunite with Elche boss Jorge Almiron, who was Marcone's manager at Argentina's Lanus in 2016 and 2017.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu sailed past Shaanxi 89-69 here on Wednesday, starting the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign with a 3-0 record.
The men's quarter-finals will also continue on Wednesday with world number one Novak Djokovic facing Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas playing Russian Andrey Rublev. Enditem
He is also doubtful for Barca's next games, which are away to Getafe on October 17, their Champions League debut at home to Ferencvaros on October 20, and the first 'Clasico' of the season at home against Real Madrid five days later.