Hsiao Mei-yu

Hsiao Mei-yu (Chinese: ; born 7 January 1985 in Taichung, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese road and track bicycle racer.[1] She participated in the 2006 and 2010 Asian Games. In 2010, she won a gold medal at the women's road race event.[2] In the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's road race,[3] she finished over the time limit,[4] and competed in the women's omnium, placing 17th.[5] Hsiao next participated in the 2014 Asian Games and won four medals,[6] including a gold in the women's omnium.[7]

Hsiao Mei-yu
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Hsiao Mei-yu (2016)
Personal information
Born (1985-01-07) 7 January 1985 (age 35)
Fengyuan, Taichung, Taiwan
Height5 ft 3 12 in (161 cm)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)

2016 Rio Summer OlympicsEdit

In 2016 Hsiao returned to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Cycling Track Women's Omnium event, where she received 64 points to place 17th, the same placement as at the London Olympics four years earlier. Her best omnium event was the time trial where she ranked seventh. She was the only competitor from Taiwan.

Career resultsEdit

2014
Asian Games
1st   Omnium
3rd   Team Pursuit (with Huang Ting-ying, Tseng Hsiao-chia Ju I Fang)
3rd   Team Sprint (with Huang Ting-ying)
2nd   Omnium, Asian Track Championships
2nd Omnium, Hong Kong International Track Cup
2nd Omnium, Taiwan Hsin-Chu Track International Classic
2015
Taiwan Hsin-Chu Track International Classic
1st Omnium
2nd Sprint
3rd   Omnium, Asian Track Championships
3rd Omnium, Yangyang International Track Competition
2016
1st Omnium, ITS Melbourne Grand Prix
1st Omnium, ITS Melbourne DISC Grand Prix
Asian Track Championships
2nd   Omnium
3rd   500m Time Trial
2nd Omnium, China Track Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hsiao Mei-Yu". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 13 June 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  2. ^ Lee, Chin-wei; Chen, Christie (25 September 2014). "Hsiao wins women's cycling omnium gold in Asian Games (update)". Central News Agency. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Mei Yu Hsiao". 2012 Summer Olympics. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Women's Road Race". 2012 Summer Olympics. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Women's Omnium". 2012 Summer Olympics. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  6. ^ Lee, Chin-wei; Chen, Jay (29 September 2014). "Hsiao Mei-yu grabs fourth medal in four events at Asian Games". Central News Agency. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  7. ^ Carroll, Dave (26 September 2014). "Hsiao Mei-yu bags gold in track cycling at Asian Games". Taipei Times. Retrieved 26 September 2014.