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Taiwan Quick Take: Cyclist dies in competition

CNA WITH STAFF WRITER

A participant in the Taiwan Cycling Club National Championships held on Alishan yesterday went into diabetic shock and died, according to the event organizer. The Alishan race was held by the Taiwan Cycling Federation and the H2O Bicycle Club, with 1,146 cyclists competing in the race that started at Wufeng Temple in Chiayi County. The 52 year-old cyclist, identified as Chang Cheng-yun (張正湧) from Taichung, went into diabetic shock early in the race and died later at the St. Martin De Porres Hospital in Chiayi City.

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