Taiwan clinches three golds at Singapore track & field meet

Singapore, Taiwan won three golds, two silvers and one bronze at the two-day 80th Singapore Open Track & Field Championships 2018 which was held Wednesday and Thursday.

Taiwan's Lee Kuei-lung (???) clinched the first gold for the country in the men's Triple Jump Open Division on Wednesday with 15.98 meters while Liao Yan-jun (???) took silver in the women's 100 Meter Dash Open Division in 11.78 seconds.

On Thursday, Lin You-tang (???) secured another gold for Taiwan in the men's Long Jump Open Division with 7.71 meters, which also met the qualification standard for the 2018 Asian Games scheduled for August in Jakarta.

Wu Chia-ju (???) took gold, on the same day, in the women's Pole Vault Open Division by achieving 4.15 meters, breaking the national record of 4.10 meters, which had stood for 15 years, and also qualifying for this year's Asian Games.

Taiwanese athletes who qualified for the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championships to be held June 7-10 in Gifu, Japan included Wen Hua-yu (???), who took silver in the men's Long Jump Open Division with 7.63 m, and Huang Yong-fu (???), who took bronze in the men's Pole Vault Open Division with 4.90 m.

Countries and regions that participated in the event include Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, South Korea, Laos and Singapore, while a total of 11 Taiwanese athletes competed.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel