UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan wins bronze in women’s team half marathon

Taipei-Taiwan won a bronze medal in women's team half marathon, held on three-lined Ren'ai Road, at the Taipei Summer Universiade on Sunday.

Taiwanese runner Tsao Chun-yu (???) finished 10th in 1 hour 19 minutes and five seconds. Team mate You Ya-jyun (???) finished 12th in 1:21:57, Chen Yu-hsuan (???) 18th in 1:24:50 and Chang Chih-hsuan (???) 22nd in 1:31:27.

With an aggregate time of 4:05:52, the Taiwanese team earned a bronze behind Japan and Turkey.

Under Universiade team half marathon rules, a national team is made up of four runners. The final placings are determined by the aggregate time of the first three finishers in each team.

Japanese runner Yuki Munehisa won gold in 1:13:48.

The silver medal went to Turkish runner Esma Aydemir, who completed the course in 1:14:28. The bronze was taken by Japan's Saki Fukui in 1:14:37.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel