Taiwanese track and field athletes qualify for Rio Olympics

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/21
By: Lee Yu-cheng and Lee Mei-yu

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Two Taiwanese track and field athletes, Chen Jie (陳傑)

Hsiang Chun-hsien (向俊賢)

Hsiang Chun-hsien (向俊賢)

and Hsiang Chun-hsien (向俊賢), qualified for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games Wednesday.

Chen, who represented Taiwan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, added to his many accomplishments by breaking the national record for the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the 2015 National Games being held in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.

Chen clocked in with a time of 49.05 seconds, meeting the Olympic-qualifying standard of 49.40 seconds.     [FULL  STORY]

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