President Tsai Ing-wen visits the athletes who are training in Kaohsiung for the up upcoming 2019 Universiade. Tsai encourages the athletes to break their limits and wish them well in the upcoming event. She also states that they'll meet again ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, hinting that she's confident to win a second term in office.
President Tsai Ing-wen has visited the athletes at Kaohsiung city's National Sports Training Center. She gave a flag to the athletes preparing for the upcoming 2019 Universiade, to be held in Naples, Italy. She also gave a bonus of NT$200,000 to improve the athletes' diet.
I'm promising everyone that I will return when you train in the new building next year, and will give another flag for the athletes training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The games are far away, so we'll be departing early. And we'll make some fine adjustments according to our discussions following the games in April and May. We have made our best preparation for the personal and team relay races.
The 2019 Universiade in Naples is set to launch on July 3. A total of 131 athletes from Taiwan will be taking part in 13 competitions, including track and field and table tennis. The athletes will take off beginning on June 28. Tsai has encouraged the athletes, and promised that she will come back to give another flag ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics, hinting that she's confident in winning a second term in office. Asked about how to unite her party, the DPP, after teaming up with former Premier William Lai, Tsai said that she will set a time to meet with Lai, and that she will also meet with DPP councilors in Kaohsiung City.
The question is how we can do better to meet the public's expectation. At the same time, we also need to integrate our effort in preparing for the presidential election.
You Ying-long, chairperson of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation, recently canceled his membership in the DPP. Tsai said she respects You's decision. She also stresses that the DPP must unite ahead of next year's presidential election. She said that speaking with local officials will help her understand the public's voice and to better prepare for the task ahead.
田徑好手 楊俊瀚表示：「比賽比較遠，所以我們有提前出發，然後按照我們在4月、5月的比賽，然後經過討論之後 ，我們也會做一些細微的調整，不管是個人還是接力，那其實我們都做好，最好的準備。」