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China dominate Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2017

Bangkok, 24 May 2017: China topped medal tally of the 2nd Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2017 held at National Stadium Bangkok with a total of 30 medals ( 16 G, 9 S, 5 S). Chinese Taipei athletes won total 15 medals ( 6 G, 7 S, 2 B) to finish on the runner up position while India ended on the 3rd place with 14 medals ( 5 G, 5 S, 4 B) .

Sweltering heat and humidity of Bangkok city didn't deter athletes from setting some remarkable distances and timings. As many as 18 new championship records were set during 4 days of competition ( May 20-23) out of which 11 were set by Chinese athletes. 

Following athletes set new championship records.


HAO HUA LU - 110 Hurdles- 13.40 SEC.- Chinese Taipei

KASINPOB CHOMCHANAD- Pole Vault 5.00 M. Thailand

IFAN ANUGRAH SETIAWAN400 M. 47.47 SEC. Indonesia

ABHAY GUPTA Discus 56.47 M. India

WEI YAN 1,500 M. 3.50.65 China

HALOMOAN EDWIN BIN SAR400 M. 51.96 SEC. Indonesia

MINKYU SHIN 200 M. 21.48 Korea

Medley Relay 2.09.63 China



LOURIS DANOUN 800 M. 2.14.15 Min. Syria

LUYING GONG Long Jump 6.11 M. China

YOUQI PAN Long Jump 5.99 M. China

TIANXIAO YU Shot put 17.51 M. China

LI JI Hammer Throw 67.81 M. China

LULU FENG 100 M. 11.77 SEC. China

QUANTONG LIU Discus 47.78 M. China

CHUNGE NIU Pole Vault 4.15 M. China

YINA LIANG 400 Hurdles 59.71 SEC. China

LULU FENG 200 M. 24.06 SEC. China

Championship was organised by Athletic Association of Thailand and supported by Sports Authority of Thailand

Attachment- Final Results

Link to event photos - https://web.facebook.com/Asianyouthathletics/

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Viktoriya Zyabkina of Kazakhstan and Feng Bin emerged unbeaten in Asian Grand Prix Series 2017

Taipei, 1st May 2017: Viktoriya Zyabkina asserted her status as a leading Asian female sprinter by clean sweep of all titles of Asian Grand Prix series which concluded in Taipei yesterday. Viktoriya set Asian leading performance of 11.34s to remain undefeated in the AGP 2017. Feng Bin of China was the only other athlete to achieve unbeaten run in AGP 2017 Series. Feng lead all 3 events with a comfortable win in the women’s discus throw. In Taipei she threw 61.32m to complete hat trick.

India’s Om Prakash Karhana, former Asian shot put champion found his form in the 3rd round of Men’s Shot Put when he executed smooth rotational turn with a perfectly timed jerk to release shot put which landed at 19.58m, leading Asian performance of 2017 and a win.

Men’s Javelin throw witnessed upset as the two favourites Cheng Chao-Tsun and Neeraj Chopra failed to breach 80m barrier which they were seen doing during warm up throws with an ease. Huang Shih-Feng of Chinese Taipei composed himself for the last round throw, executing perfect release with all his force, achieving distance of 80.77m to win the title.


Visit here to view photos of the 3rd leg of Asian Grand Prix in Taipei. 

For results visit here.

Chao-Tsun Cheng’s set new Asian Grand Prix record in Javelin Throw; Six athletes on course to sweep series – Jiaxing Asian GP

Jiaxing, April 27: Chao-Tsun Cheng of Chinese Taipei spectacular javelin throw provide highlight of the 2nd Asian Grand Prix held at Jiaxing Sports Centre in Jiaxing, China on April 27.

Chao-Tsun Cheng, 23 years old former Asian Junior Javelin Throw champion has emerged as a contender for the World title in London with his spectacular first round throw of 86.92m at the Jiaxing Sports Centre. Chao added over 2meter to his own Chinese Taipei National record set on 7th April.

Neeraj Chopra, India’s World Junior Champion and World Junior Record holder sprang into action after Chao’s giant throw to register 83.32m, well short of winning throw but in process he made grade for World Championship in London. Huang Shih-Feng of Chinese Taipei settled on bronze in 78.55m.

Gazal Majed El Din of Syria sailed over bar at 2.30m in his first attempt in the Men’s High Jump to win the title. 

Six athletes are on course for hat trick after the Jiaxing Asian Grand Prix. Mi hong of China in men 100m, Gazal Majed of Syria in Men High Jump, Chao-Tsun Cheng of Chinese Taipei in men Javelin Throw and in the women’s section Viktoriya Zyabkina of Kazakhstan in 100m, Nadezhda Dusanova of Uzbekistan in high jump and Feng Bin of China in Discus throw.

3rd and final leg of the Asian Grand Prix will be held at Taipei City on April 30


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Asian Athletics Association President Meets President of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee and Deputy Director General of Sports Administration

(L-R) Mr. James Shih-Chung Cheng ,  Mr Ching-Cheng Wang , Gen. Dahlan Al Hamad , Mr Shui-Wen WANG , Ms. Maggie Hsu


Chinese Taipei, 28th April 2017: AAA President Gen. Dahlan last evening attended a dinner hosted by Mr. Hong-Dow LIN, President of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee. The dinner was also attended by Mrs. Jacqueline SHEN  the Secretary General of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee, Mr. Dazhong  ZHANG CEO of Ali Sports , Mr. Christopher McCLEARY General Counsel of United States Olympic Committee , Mr. Mattieu BARNAY Director of Communication and Marketing French Olympic Committee and Mr. James Shih-Chung Cheng Deputy General Secretary of Chinese Taipei Athletics Association.

Earlier in the Day Gen.Dahlan met with Mr.Shui-Wen WANG Deputy Director –General of Sports Administration, Ministry of Education. Ideas were exchanged on a common ground of ways to further develop Asian Athletics. Gen.Dahlan acknowledged the fact that Taiwan was taking great strides ahead in Development of Sports in the country especially in Athletics. Ways to engage the youth in sports were discussed. 


Manpreet Kaur of India and Cheng Chao-Tsun of Chinese Taipei shine in the 1st leg of Asian Grand Prix 2017 at Jinhua

Jinhua, April 24, 2017: As the Sun set down on the horizon of Jinhua, temperatures dropped to the pleasant level in the Jinhua Sports Centre where over 3000 spectators gathered to witness the 1st leg of Asian Grand Prix 2017 in Jinhua. Over 150 athletes from 19 Asian countries took part in the fast paced 18 event schedule.

Majed El Dein Ghazal of Syria has been on meteoric rise in the high jump, soaring global heat in the men’s high jump with his 2.36m clearance in 2016; started his 2017 season with a jump of 2.27m to win in Jinhua. 

On the other end of the track, two field events were in progress simultaneously; women shot put and men’s Javelin. Both winners of these events registered World class marks. First was Cheng Chao-Tsun who recently set new Chinese Taipei record in the Javelin throw with a distance of 84.77m, fall short of 5cm to improve on it but his second round throw of 84.72m was good enough to beat India’s World Junior Record holder Neeraj Chopra to second place. Neeraj could managed only 82.11m in his 4th round throw. Huang Shih-Feng also from Chinese Taipei took bronze medal with a throw of 80.64m.

Manpreet Kaur of India wasn’t happy with her opening round throw of 16.69m in the women’s shot put. However, she bounced back in the second round with a personal best throw of 18.03m, a new Indian record and first Indian to cross 18m barrier in the shot put. Riding high on her 18m plus throw, Manpreet pushed for more distance in the third round and this time it was 18.86m, 2nd furthest throw in the World this year. Bian Ka of China could not respond to Manpreet’s throw, finishing on the second place with best throw of 17.96m. Song Jiayuan, promising 19 years old youngster from Shanghai won third place with a throw of 17.54m.

Vietnam’s Bui Thi Thu Thao just couldn’t get take off in the long jump, fouling 4 attempts in a row but in the last round jump Bui not only got her take off correctly on the board but also won the first place with a performance of 6.58m, beating V Neena of India who was leading until last round jump with 6.46m. Xu Xiaoling of China finished on the third place with 6.35m.

Feng Bin of China won women's discus throw final with a throw of 61.66m in the Asian Grand Prix 2017 at Jinhua on April 24. Liu XiaoXin also from China finished distant second place with 57.29m while Insaeng Subenrat of Thailand finished on the third place with 55.13m. In the men’s shot put Samari Ali of Iran won first place with a throw of 18.90m

Dong Bin, Olympic 2016 Triple Jump Bronze medallist from China won Gold medal in the men's triple jump with a jump of 16.68m. 

Quach Thi Lan of Vietnam won women's 400m run with a performance of 53.15s while her elder brother Quach Cong Lich had to settle on second place in the men’s 400m with 47.21s. Youssef Mohamed Dagher of Kuwait won the race in 47.19s.

Nadiya Dusonova of Uzbekistan won women's High Jump clearing 1.84m height. Duong Thi Viet Anh of Vietnam and Yeung Man Wei of Hongkong finished on the second and third place respectively clearing identical 1.80m

Herath Induril of SriLanka got better of India's Jinson Johnson in the last stride to claim first place in the men's 800m with a performance of 1:50.69s. Jinson was 0.02s slower with a timing of 1:50.71s. Alzofairi Ebrahim of Kuwait took bronze in 1:51.23s

In the 100m finals, Viktoriya Zyabkina of Kazakhstan won women's 100m run with a performance of 11.44s while host country sprinter Mi hong clocked 10.37s to win men’s 100m.

In the sprint relays, Indonesian team ( Fadlin Ahmad, Iswandi Hamid, Eko Rimbawan, Boby Yaspi) won men's 4x100m relay with a performance of 39.53s beating Thailand's young team to 2nd place ( 40.12s) and Kuwait took third place clocking 41.76s. Kazakhstan won women's 4x100m relay with a performance of 44.50s. Thailand finished second with 45.62s and Host China was third clocking 45.86s.

 Caravan of Asian Athletes will now move to Jiaxing for the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics 2017 series on April 27.

Attached- Results


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