Liao Ching-hsien

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Liao Ching-hsien athletics
nation TaiwanRepublic of China (Taiwan) Taiwan
birthday 22nd June 1994 (age 26)
place of birth Taiwan
size 160 cm
Weight 43 kg
discipline sprint
Trainer Liu Yuan-kai
status active
Medal table
U20 Asian Championships 1 × gold 0 × silver 2 × bronze
Junior Asian Championships
bronze Hanoi 2010 4 × 100 m
gold Colombo 2012 100 m
bronze Colombo 2012 4 × 100 m
last change: October 20, 2018

Liao Ching-hsien (born June 22, 1994 ) is a Taiwanese sprinter .

Athletic career

Liao Ching-hsien gained her first international experience at the 2009 Asian Championships in Guangzhou , where she was disqualified in the first round in the 200-meter run and fifth with the Taiwanese 4-by-100-meter relay in 45.81 s Took place. She then won the bronze medal at the East Asian Games in Hong Kong with the 4-by-400-meter relay and was fourth with the 4-by-100-meter relay. The following year she retired from the Asian Junior Championships in Hanoi over 100 and 200 meters in the first round and won the bronze medal in the 4 x 100 meter relay. She then took part in the first-ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore , where she won the B final with 11.88 seconds and finished fifth in the sprint relay (1000 meters). At the end of November, she reached the semi-finals of the Asian Games in Guangzhou in the 100-meter run .

At the Asian Championships in 2011 in Kobe , she was sixth over 200 meters in 24.65 s and was eliminated over 100 meters in the lead. But she qualified for the World Championships in Daegu , where she was eliminated with 12.16 s in the first round. In 2012 she was fifth in the 60-meter run at the Asian Indoor Championships in Hangzhou and also qualified for the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul , where she was eliminated with 7.68 s in the preliminary round. During the outdoor season, she won in 11.97 s at the Junior Asian Championships in Colombo over 100 meters and was eliminated over 200 meters in the first round. She also won the bronze medal with the relay. In 2013, she took part in the 4 x 100 meter relay at the Summer Universiade in Kazan , where she finished fifth with 45.16 seconds.

In 2014 she again took part in the Asian Games in Incheon , eliminated over 200 meters in the run and finished seventh with the 4 x 100 meter relay. It was not until four years later that she took part in an international competition, the Asian Games in Jakarta , and came in sixth place with the relay.

In 2010, Liao became the Taiwanese 100-meter champion. She graduated from Taiwan University of Sport with a degree in sports science .

Personal best

  • 100 meters: 11.81 s (−0.5 m / s), May 19, 2014 in Yunlin
    • 60 meters (hall): 7.54 s (−0.5 m / s), February 2, 2013 in Osaka
  • 200 meters: 23.78 s (+0.4 m / s), May 4, 2016 in Taichung

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