Taiwan’s youth team racked up medals in Japan last weekend

Lin Hsiao-hui leads the way, breaking the U20 national record in the women’s 100-meter hurdles

Taiwan News 
Date: 2018/06/11
By: Te’Qin Windham, Taiwan News, Staff Reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan’s national youth team collected many medals, personal

Lin Hsiao-hui breaks the U20 national record. (By Central News Agency)

bests and a new national record at the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championship in Gifu, Japan.

Over the weekend (June 7-10), Taiwan’s team snatched a total of three gold medals and two silver medals for the men’s team and one gold medal, three silver medals and four bronze medals for the women’s team. In addition to the medal count, Taiwan’s team snagged a new national record in the U20 division (athletes under 20 years old).

Lin Hsiao-hui (林曉慧) ran a new national record and personal best with her third place finish in the 100-meter hurdles, with a time of 13.61 seconds. The previous record was set by Cheng Tang-hsiu (鄭唐秀) two years ago at the National Secondary School Games, a time of 13.70 seconds.    [FULL  STORY]

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