61 year old Taiwanese man wins ‘most beautiful bay’ swimming race

Chu Ming-chuan won the 5000m open water swim by a mere 0.08 seconds

Taiwan News
Date: 2018/09/23
By Scott Morgan, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 61 year old Taiwanese man Chu Ming-chuan (朱明0全) won the men’s 5000m open water swim during the “2018 Most Beautiful Bay Carnival” by the minute margin of 0.08 seconds in Penghu County (澎湖縣) on Sept. 23, reported CNA.

Chu, a Penghu native, won the men’s title, while Liao Wan-hui (廖婉惠) from Keelung City (基隆市) won the women’s title.

The swimming race was put on during the Most Beautiful Bay Carnival, which convenes with the 14th World Congress of the Most Beautiful Bays, a congress that aims to protect the ecology and natural heritage of bays worldwide.

The Most Beautiful Bays Club was established in 1997, and Penghu County became a member in 2012. The club currently has 41 members.

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