By: Lung Po-an and Evelyn Kao
Taiwanese pool player Lu Yi-hsuan (left) clinches the girls U/19 title Saturday at the 2019 WPAJuniors Cyclop World 9-ball Championships in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Taipei, Nov. 24 (CNA) Taiwanese pool player Lu Yi-hsuan (呂翊瑄) clinched the girls U/19 title Saturday at the 2019 WPA Juniors Cyclop World 9-ball Championships in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Lu, 17, a student at Juang Jing Vocational High School, won the championship by defeating Japan's Tamami Okuda 9-5 in the final.
The victory marks the second consecutive year for a Taiwanese to claim the girls U/19 title at the tournament. Last year, Chen Chia-hua (陳佳樺), from the same vocational high school, won the championship.
However, the title did not come easily for Lu. After she advanced to the second round, she was beaten by her South Korean opponent Seo Seoa 5-7. [FULL STORY]\