Chen Tien-wen

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Chen Tien-Wen (Chinese: 陳 天文; born 1 June 1978) is a retired Taiwanese athlete who competed mostly in the 200 metres and 400 metres hurdles.[1] He is the national record holder in both events. He competed at three consecutive World Championships starting in 1999, as well as the 2000 Summer Olympics. He was the gold medallist at the 2001 East Asian Games and has won bronze medals at the Asian Games, Summer Universiade and the Asian Athletics Championships.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Chinese Taipei
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 25th (h) 400 m hurdles 52.92
Asian Junior Championships New Delhi, India 2nd 400 m hurdles 51.23
1997 Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:08.66
1998 Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 3rd 400 m hurdles 50.46
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 27th (h) 200 m 21.82
Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 29th (h) 400 m hurdles 52.45
World Championships Seville, Spain 400 m hurdles DQ
2000 Asian Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 10th (h) 400 m hurdles 53.15
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 23rd (sf) 400 m hurdles 50.52
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 17th (h) 200 m 21.88
East Asian Games Osaka, Japan 1st 400 m hurdles 49.18
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 400 m hurdles DQ
Universiade Beijing, China 3rd 400 m hurdles 48.63
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 16th (sf) 100 m 11.75
8th (h) 400 m hurdles 53.02[2]
2003 World Championships Paris, France 34th (h) 400 m hurdles 51.42
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 3rd 400 m hurdles 50.72
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 400 m hurdles DNF
6th 4x100 m relay 40.25

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 400 metres – 46.81 (Kaohsiung 2001)
  • 400 metres hurdles – 48.63 (Beijing 2001) NR

Indoor

  • 200 metres – 21.82 (Maebashi 1999) NR

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chen Tien-wen profile at IAAF
  2. ^ Did not start in the final.