Chang Chia-che

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Chang Chia-che
Chia-Che Chang (Taipei) - London 2012.jpg
Chia-Che Chang in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Personal information
Born (1983-04-22) April 22, 1983 (age 32)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 56 kg (123 lb)
Sport
Country  Chinese Taipei
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon

Chang Chia-Che (born 22 April 1983) is a Taiwanese long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon.

He finished tenth at the 2006 Asian Games,[1] 28th at the 2007 World Championships and 29th at the 2009 World Championships.[2] In regional competition, he was the bronze medallist in the half marathon at the 2009 East Asian Games.[3] He placed tenth in the marathon at the 2010 Asian Games, repeating his position from the last edition.[4]

He was third at the 2008 Hofu Yomiuri Marathon and ran a personal best time of 2:17:12 hours.[5] He improved upon this four seasons later at the 2012 Pyongyang Marathon, where his time of 2:16:06 hours brought him seventh place.[6]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 28th Marathon 2:26:22
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 29th Marathon 2:19:32
2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain 77th Marathon 2:29:58
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 32nd Marathon 2:20:02

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asian Games 2006, Doha ( Qatar: 7-12 Dec) Final Results. Asian Athletics Association. Retrieved on 2012-04-21.
  2. ^ Chang Chia-che profile at IAAF
  3. ^ Krishnan, Ram. Murali (2009-12-13). East Asian Games conclude. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-12-13.
  4. ^ Athletics - CHANG Chia Che - Biography. gz2010. Retrieved on 2012-04-21.
  5. ^ Marathon 2008 Men. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-21.
  6. ^ Jalava, Mirko (2012-04-09). Tight finish in Pyongyang. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-21.