Track and Field Athletes Head to Tokyo 田徑選手鄭兆村.黃士峰.陳奎儒 前進東奧

Chinese Taipei track and field athletes Cheng Chao-tsun, Huang Shi-feng and Chen Kuei-ru flew to Tokyo on July 29. The Chinese Taipei Athletics Association says this is Taiwan's best chance to medal in track and field in almost 60 years.

A trio of Chinese Taipei track and field athletes, Cheng Chao-tsun, Huang Shih-feng, and Chen Kuei-ru, headed off to the Tokyo Olympics with their coach, Hsueh Sheng-jung and Wang Kuo-hui, on July 29. Chinese Taipei Athletics Association President Yeh Chen-yen presented them with a special subsidy at the airport.

Yeh Chen-yen, President, Chinese Taipei Athletics Association:"With Cheng Chao-tsun and Huang Shih-feng, this is our best chance to medal in almost 60 years, since the era of Yang Chuan-kwang and Chi Cheng."

Cheng ranks fifth in the world in javelin, while Huang is competing in his second Olympics. In Asia, Huang ranks only behind Cheng.

“Go track and field! Cheng Chao-tsun, bring back a gold medal! Huang Shih-feng and Kuei-ru, good luck this time around!”

Chen Kuei-ru, meanwhile, is competing in his first Olympics. He set a world record in the 110-meter hurdles at the 2017 Universiade, winning the silver medal. He also won a silver medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta the following year. The association says Chinese Taipei has a great chance of medaling this year and called on the public to give the athletes their support and encouragement




中華民國田徑協會理事長 葉政彥表示:「最有希望的,就是我們的標槍鄭兆村以及黃士峰。也是我們過去,從楊傳廣跟紀政以後,幾乎差不多60年來,今年是最有機會得牌。」