Lin Wan-ting wins gold in Universiade Taekwondo women’s-46kg

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/09
By: Y. C. Lee and Lillian Lin

Gwangju, July 9 (CNA) The 19-year-old Lin Wan-ting (林琬婷) of the Chinese Taipei 201507090029t0001team Thursday won the gold medal in the Taekwondo women-46 kg competition at the 2015 Gwangju World University Games.

This is the second gold won by Taiwanese university athletes. The Taiwanese team grabbed its first gold in women’s team recurve bow archery event Wednesday.

Lin beat Wilasinee Khamsribusa from Thailand 1-0 in a heated fight at the final. This is Lin’s second win over the Thai athlete in two consecutive years. Lin had a 5-4 win over Khamsribusa when the two met at the Korean open last year.

Lin defeated Korean Yu Suyeon to enter the final bout with the Thai athlete.

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