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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan top in women's roller sports preliminary

2017/08/21 13:57:42

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwanese athletes snatched the top two spots in the women's roller sports 300 meter preliminary on Monday.

The competition took place at a roller rink at Taipei City's Yingfeng Riverside Park and featured 17 athletes, the 12 fastest progressing to the final later today.

With a time of 25.803 seconds, Taiwan's Chen Ying-chu (陳映竹) finished in first place, followed by teammate Li Meng-Chu (李孟竹) with 26.596 seconds.

The women's roller sports 300 meter final will feature Chen, Li and 10 other contestants from South Korea, Colombia, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, Switzerland and Hungary.

The men's roller sports 300 meter preliminary took place earlier, with Taiwan's Sung Ching-yang (宋青陽) and Kao Mao-chieh (高茂傑) moving into the finals, also later Monday. ( By Kuan-lin Liu)