Luvo (WL 8.56m) coming to Taipei 跳遠巨星即將光臨臺北

LUVO MANYONGA上週在國際田徑總會上海鑽石聯賽,以8.56公尺取得勝利,此成績也是他個人本季最佳成績,更是今年度世界排名暫居領先。Luvo將於5/23偕同他的教練與個人物理治療師抵達台北。他將於5/26下午17:35於臺北田徑場登場,與來自亞洲各國的跳遠好手,包含我國多位跳遠好手林鴻敏、林家顥、林昱堂、戴僑亨與文華佑屆時也都將能與這位世界級跳遠巨星同場競技。目前我國亞運代表權以林鴻敏、林家顥本季成績領先,將可望在8月出賽雅加達亞運會。文華佑將代表中華隊參加6月初日本岐阜亞青與7月初泰國曼谷青奧亞洲區資格賽。台灣田徑公開賽將是我國跳遠選手爭取亞運代表權的最後機會(最佳成績前兩名)。

LUVO MANYONGA won men’s Long Jump with his seasonal best 8.56m in Shanghai Diamond League on 12th May evening, this performance also made him world leading in 2018 by far. Luvo is expected to arrive Taipei on 23rd May with his coach and personal physiotherapist. Many Asian elites in men’s long jump event, including TPE athletes Hung-Min LIN, Chia-Hao LIN,  Chiao-Heng TAI and Hua-Yu WEN. Hung-Min LIN and Chia-Hao LIN are expected to represent TPE in Jakarta Asian Games in August. Hua-Yu WEN is will represent TPE in Gifu Asian Junior Championships and Bangkok Asian Qualification meet for Youth Olympic Games. Taiwan Athletics Open will be the last chance for TPE athletes to fight for a spot in Chinese Taipei Team for Jakarta Asian Games (best two).

(Photo from IAAF Diamond League Official Website)