Taiwan beats China in women’s tug-of-war to win gold at World Games

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/07/29
By: You Kai-hsiang and Romulo Huang

Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Taiwan won a gold medal at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw,

Photo courtesy of Taipei Municipal Jingmei Girls’ High School

Poland, after beating China in the final of the women’s 540-kilogram indoor tug-of-war event 2-0.

The Taiwanese team became undefeated in the competition, in which only the six best teams in the 540-kg category at last year’s World Indoor Tug of War Championships participated. In addition to Taiwan and China, the other four teams represented Switzerland, South Africa, Ireland and the Netherlands.

Taiwan won all five matches in the round-robin first round of competitions to advance to the semifinals. It got past South Africa in the semifinals with a 2-0 score.

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