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Li Tsung-chueh (Chinese: 李 宗爵; pinyin: Li Zōngjué; born April 13, 1980) is a Taiwanese former swimmer, who specialized in breaststroke events.[1] Li competed only in the men's 200 m breaststroke at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He achieved a FINA B-standard of 2:19.10 from the National University Games in Taipei.[2] He challenged seven other swimmers in heat three, including Costa Rica's two-time Olympian Juan José Madrigal. He raced to a second seed in 2:19.30, trailing South Korea's Joe Kyong-Fan, winner of his heat, by 11-hundredths of a second. Li failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed thirtieth overall in the prelims.[3][4]

Li Tsung-chueh
Personal information
Full nameLi Tsung-chueh
National team Chinese Taipei
Born (1980-04-13) 13 April 1980 (age 39)
Taipei, Taiwan
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Li Tsung-chueh". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 200m Breaststroke Startlist (Heat 3)" (PDF). Sydney 2000. Omega Timing. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Sydney 2000: Swimming – Men's 200m Breaststroke Heat 3" (PDF). Sydney 2000. LA84 Foundation. p. 250. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Wide-open race in the men's 100 free". Canoe.ca. 18 September 2000. Retrieved 3 June 2013.