Taiwanese gymnast Lee wins gold at Summer Universiade

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/07
By: Long Po-an and Emerson Lim

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) Taiwanese gymnast Lee Chih-kai (李智凱) bagged a gold medal in the men's

Lee Chih-kai (李智凱) / (Image taken from facebook.com/CTUSFSSU)

pommel horse event at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples Sunday, successfully defending the title he won in Taipei in 2017.

Lee advanced to the finals with the highest score of 15.150 among 55 athletes and won gold with an even higher score of 15.400, besting seven other finalists with his "Thomas Flair" technique.

He was the only athlete to receive a score higher than 15 and became the first Taiwanese gymnast to win consecutive golds at the Universiade.

Lee also brought home the bacon at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, first performing the difficult Thomas Flair technique.    [FULL  STORY]

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