By: Lung Po-an and Kay Liu
Cheng and Lin, who have gained a berth in the delayed Tokyo Olympics, faced off against four-time Olympian Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) and Chen Chien-an (陳建安) in the finals of a table tennis competition organized by the government as part of the training for athletes who will be competing in the Tokyo Games.
Chuang and Chen, 39 and 29 years old, respectively, were the men's doubles gold medalists in the 2013 World Championship.
In the finals of the special competition Wednesday, the gold medalists went down 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 10-12, 11-3 to the world No. 4 mixed doubles pair Cheng and Lin, who had won a match against another men's team a day earlier. [FULL STORY]