Taipei Universiade: Taiwan’s basketballers defeat S Korea

CONSOLATION BASEBALL:After a loss on Wednesday, the hosts are to play Mexico at 11am at the Sinjhuang Baseball Stadium today, while France are to play Russia

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 25, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

Taiwan beat South Korea in men’s basketball at the Taipei Summer Universiade

Taiwan’s Yang Tsung-yeh, left, and Croatia’s Toni Kanaet compete in their taekwondo semi-final at the Taoyuan Arena yesterday. Yang won a bronze medal. Photo: Liu Hsin-de, Taipei Times

yesterday, with sharpshooter Chen Ying-chun collecting 26 points as the team won 80-76 at the Taipei Arena.

Lee Kai-yang chalked up 14 points, while Huang Tsung-han and Fan Shih-en contributed 10 points each to help Taiwan win in front of a full crowd, which was boisterous in support throughout the game.

In other men’s basketball action, Estonia edged the Czech Republic 80-78, Canada defeated Japan 84-71, Argentina routed the United Arab Emirates 121-50, Lithuania beat Ukraine 76-71, Germany beat Finland 71-64, the US hammered Romania 120-62, Israel triumphed 93-49 over Mozambique and Latvia beat Hungary 78-65.

In men’s soccer, the top two teams from their groups advanced to the quarter-finals, which are to start today.    [FULL  STORY]

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