Taiwan bags recurve mixed team gold at Universiade

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/13
By: Oscar Wu and Ko Lin

Taipei, July 13 (CNA) Taiwan's Peng Chia-mao (彭家楙) and Wei Chun-heng (魏均珩) shot their way to

Peng Chia-mao (left) and Wei Chun-heng (right) (Photo from www.ssu.org.tw)

the gold medal after beating Japan 5-3 in the recurve mixed team final at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples on Saturday.

In the final, the Taiwanese duo and the Japanese team of Risa Horiguchi and Yuta Ishii were tied a 3-3 after three sets of four arrows per team.

With the competition the first to five points (with two points for winning a set, and one point for a tie), the next set could prove decisive, and Peng and Wei shot a nearly 39 (three 10s and one 9), edging out Japan's 38.

Their victory also marked the first archery gold for Taiwan at the 2019 Universiade in Naples.

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