"That's what I wanted," he said. "I wanted to get a medal. A European record, a new personal best. I can't ask for more than that. It took a world record to beat me.
"Hats off to [Xu]. He came out and performed. I tried my best and it took that to beat me and I can't complain about that."
Kindred's time was also inside his previous record, but Xu smashed it by three seconds.