Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold in men's 20-kilometer roller skating

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Photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee

Photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee

Taipei, Aug. 31 (CNA) Taiwan skater Chao Tsu-cheng (趙祖政) clinched gold in the men's 20-kilometer roller skating road race Friday at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.

Chao crossed the line first with a time of 33:51.418, narrowly beating Choi Gwangho of South Korea who finished second in 33:51.653.

Chao Tsu-cheng (趙祖政, second right) / photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee

Third place went to South Korea's Son Geunseong with 33:51.967 and Taiwan's Lin Ping-hung (林秉宏) was fourth with 33:52.049.

As of Friday afternoon, Taiwan is currently seventh in the medals table at this year's Asian Games with a total of 56 -- 15 gold, 17 silver and 24 bronze.

The 2018 Asian Games, which kicked off Aug. 18, concludes on Sept. 2.

(By Huang Chiao-wen and William Yen)
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