Taiwanese athlete wins bronze medal in France

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/14
By: Emmanuelle Tzeng and Angela Huang

Paris, Aug. 14 (CNA) Hsu Yung-chung (許永忠) of Taiwan placed third in the men’s 70-74

(Photo courtesy of Hsu Yung-chung)

(Photo courtesy of Hsu Yung-chung)

300 meter hurdles at the biennial World Masters Athletics Championships (WMAC) in Lyon, France, on Tuesday.

Hsu, 73, and Dietmar Steiner of Austria both finished in a time of 50.67 behind the winner, Hans-Jurgen Fruhauf of Germany, but Steiner had a better record in the qualifying rounds and was judged second, while Hsu was awarded third place.

In an interview after the event, Hsu said he had learned about the WMAC in 2013 and been training for the games for only 18 months.     [FULL  STORY]

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