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Chen Te-tung (Chinese: 陳德同; pinyin: Chén Détóng; born October 15, 1985) is a Taiwanese former swimmer, who specialized in freestyle events.[1] Chen qualified for two swimming events, as a member of the Chinese Taipei team, at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He posted FINA B-standard entry times of 1:53.29 (200 m freestyle) and 4:02.24 (400 m freestyle) from the National University Games in Taipei.[2][3] On the first day of the Games, Chen placed fortieth in the 400 m freestyle. He pulled off a second-place effort in heat one by a 1.72-second margin behind Philippines' Miguel Mendoza with a time of 4:03.71.[4][5] The following day, Chen delivered a forty-seventh-place finish in the 200 m freestyle. Swimming in heat three, he raced to a sixth seed by 0.24 of a second behind Cyprus' Alexandros Aresti in 1:54.14.[6][7][8]

Chen Te-tung
Personal information
Full nameChen Te-tung
National team Chinese Taipei
Born (1985-10-15) 15 October 1985 (age 34)
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Chen Te-tung". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 200m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 3)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Swimming – Men's 400m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  4. ^ Thomas, Stephen (14 August 2004). "Men's 400 Freestyle Prelims: Hackett Edges Thorpe, Qualifies First for Final; Jensen and Keller Easily Through". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 27 March 2013.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Men's 400m Freestyle Heat 1". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 14 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Men's 200m Freestyle Heat 3". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  7. ^ Thomas, Stephen (15 August 2004). "Men's 200 Freestyle Prelims: Thorpe Fastest in 1:47.22; Hoogie, Keller, Phelps and Hackett All in the Mix". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 28 December 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  8. ^ "中華泳將陳德同傅筱涵 雙雙淘汰" [Chinese Taipei swimmers Chen Te-tung and Fu Hsiao-han eliminated] (in Chinese). TVBS. 16 August 2004. Retrieved 2 December 2015.