Taiwan adds two more golds as Summer Universiade winds down

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/14
By: Oscar Wu and Evelyn Kao


Taipei, July 14 (CNA) Taiwanese athletes won two more gold medals in the taekwondo women's team event and the men's singles event in tennis at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples Saturday to finish the games with nine gold medals overall.

Taiwan's women's taekwondo team clinched gold after defeating South Korea 19-17 in a tense battle, while the men's team fell to Egypt 17-15 in the semifinal of their event to claim bronze.

The two medals brought Taiwan's total haul in taekwondo at this year's Universiade to 11, with two gold, six silvers and three bronzes, surpassed only by South Korea with 12 total medals, including seven golds.

A day before, Taiwan's Su Po-ya (蘇柏亞) beat South Korean rival Ha Min-ah to capture gold in the women's taekwondo under-53 kilogram division.    [FULL  STORY]

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