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SYSU students gain good results in 18th National University Students Track and Field Championship

Last updated :2018-07-20

Source:Department of Physical Education
Written by: Department of Physical Education
Edited by: Wang Dongmei

The 18th National University Students Track and Field Championship kicked off in Heilongjiang on July 15, 2018, attracting more than 2,300 participants from 190 universities nationwide.

Xuan Dajun (third from right) at the 100-meter dash
 
On July 17, Xuan Dajun, an undergraduate student from the School of Government at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), became the champion in the high-level group A men’s 100-meter dash at 10.41 seconds. Meanwhile, Zheng Liang, a PhD candidate from SYSU’s First Affiliated Hospital, won the bronze medal in the sunshine group men’s 400-meter race. Li Wenjie, an udergraduate student from SYSU’s School of Government, won the fourth place in the high-level group A men’s 100-meter dash at 10.67 seconds.

Xuan Dajun and Coach Li Yi
 
On July 19, SYSU relay team finished first in the high-level group A men’s 4x100m relay final at 40.69 seconds, earning SYSU’s first gold medal of group event at the national track and field games. Members of the team included four undergraduate students from SYSU’s School of Government: Zhou Guoxing, Li Wenjie, Zou Qi and Xuan Dajun.
 
Group photo of the relay team and coach
 
Tutored by coaches Li Yi, Qiu Yabin, Huang Zhirong, Chen Yajin and Wang Feng, the SYSU track and field team has prepared for nearly ten months for the event, and they demonstrated SYSU students’ demeanor in the championship.