3 blind school girls complete Little Ironman triathlon challenges

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/12
By: Chen Shu-fen and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, April 12 (CNA) Three blind elementary school students completed all challenges in the 201504120022t0001Little Ironman triathlon games held in the central Taiwan municipal city of Taichung Sunday, winning media applause.

The 12-year-old Yang Tzu-ling (楊紫羚), 10-year-old Lin Ssu-chia (林思嘉) and seven-year-old Liang Yu-han (梁瑜涵) finished the events of cycling, swimming and running that were specially designed for blind athletes in the Shen Shih Cup (神獅盃) Little Ironman Triathlon, organized by the Lions Club of Shen’gang District of the city and the district’s Athletic Association.

The triathlon was attended by more than 200 elementary school students for challenges including a 5-kilometer cycling race, a 1.3-kilometer running race, and a swimming race that is divided into three groups: 50 meters for the 5th-6th graders, 25 meters for the 3rd-4th graders, and 15 meters for the 1st-2nd graders.     [FULL  STORY]

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