By: Huang Chiao-wen and Kay Liu
The eight-day, 12-discipline event will be held by the Sports Administration at the National Sports Training Center's main site in Kaohsiung and a shooting facility in Taoyuan and open with badminton matches, organizers said.
Taiwanese athletes had secured 32 spots in 10 sports, including gymnastics, table tennis and archery, at the Tokyo Olympics, before the Games were suspended for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Sports Administration is hoping to use the competition to keep elite Taiwanese athletes sharp in the absence of international competition in their respective disciplines because of ongoing restrictions on international travel and large gatherings. [FULL STORY]