Roller sports athlete hauls in her third gold in two days

The China Post
Date: August 23, 2017
By: The China Post

Roller sports was added to the Universiade for the first time this year. On Monday

Supplied by the Taipei Universiade Organizing Committee

and Tuesday, Chinese Taipei’s Yang Ho-chen and Li Meng-chu repeatedly cracked open the medal chest, claiming a combined 3 golds and 3 silvers.

Yang has dominated her events, winning three golds to help Chinese Taipei to match its historic best of 7 golds at a Universiade. Yang said she was thrilled about her performance and wanted to help the host team smash the record at her next race. Despite the past two days of intense and physically exhausting competition, she said she felt ready to win.

“I believe I can score well again and prove I’m an athlete who can handle both short and long-distance events,” she said. “My accomplishment belongs not only to me but to my team. I’m grateful to the people behind me, as they enabled me to win.”    [FULL  STORY]

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