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PKU athletes excel in track and field meet

MAY . 25 2011

Peking University, May 20, 2011: The 49th Beijing Collegiate Track and Field Meet concluded on May 15 at Tsinghua University. Peking University won the men’s overall with 234 points while the women’s team won first runner up with 125 points.


The PKU team was second runner up in the overall category with 359 points, and PKU athletes broke three records: men's 4 × 100 meters relay (40.05 seconds), women's long jump (6.49 meters), and men’s 400 meters (46.31 seconds).






Peking University also won the “Sportsmanship Award,” “Best Team,” and 11 other event champion trophies. It was the fourth time the men’s 4 × 100 meters relay team has emerged as champions. The men’s 4 × 400 meters relay team has also beat Tsinghua’s team for the first time.


Peking University will host next year’s meet.



List of winners:
1. Chang Pengben, 200m, 21.16s, Champion, ’12 School of Government
2. Chang Pengben, 400m, 46.31s, Champion, ’12 School of Government
3. Yang Yang, 100m, 10.41s, Champion, ’14 School of Journalism and Communication
4. Zhao Wenhui, 1,500m 3min 55.3s, Champion, ’12 Law School
5. Zhao Ran, 5,000m, 15min 16.42s, Champion, ’11 School of Journalism and Communicatoin
6. Song Xinhua 5,000m (Walking Race), 25min 56.53s, Champion, ’12 Law School
7. Wang Huiqin, Triple Jump, 13.92m, Champion ’11 School of Journalism and Media
8. Tian Haixia, Javelin, 50.60m, Champion, ’11 Law School
9. Zhang Yu, Decathlon, 7,278 points, Champion, ’11 School of International Relations
10. Men’s relay 4 × 100m, 40.05s, Champion, Chang Pengben, Huang Minhua, Huang Jianlong, and Yang Yang
11. Men’s relay 4 × 400m, 3min 12.33s, Champion, Tang Hao, Zhao Xin, Fang Yuan, and Chang Pengben



Written by: Ma Anyi

Edited by: Jacques

Source: PKU News (Chinese)