By: Lee Chin-wei and Kuo Chung-han
Taipei, June 27 (CNA) Taiwanese taekwondo athlete Huang Yu-jen (黃鈺仁) was defeated on Tuesday by
his South Korean opponent Lee Dae-Hoon in the final of the men’s 68-kilogram category to win a silver medal in the 2017 Muju World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea.
Huang, who stands at 42 in the WTF rankings, lost the match to Lee, WTF No. 1, with a score of 8:26.
Huang is the first Taiwanese athlete to win medals in the seven-day event that started on June 24.
Taiwan sent eight men and eight women athletes to the event, in which 969 athletes representing 183 countries are competing. FULL STORY]