Taiwan bags sixth taekwondo silver medal at Universiade

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/11
By: Wu Hsieh-chang and Hsu Tzu-ling

Taipei July 11 (CNA) Taiwanese taekwondo athlete Jhuang Tien-yu (莊天羽) bagged the country's sixth

Taiwanese taekwondo Jhuang Tien-yu / photo from facebook.com/CTUSFSSU\

taekwondo silver at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples Wednesday.

Jhuang, representing Taiwan at the Universiade for the first time, grabbed silver in the women's flyweight (under 49 kg) division in the final, taking second place to Panipak Wongpattanakit of Thailand 17-0. Wongpattanakit is the double world champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, and ranks first in the women's 49 kg category.    [FULL  STORY]

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