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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan adds 2 archery silvers to medal count

2017/08/24 15:01:59

(Right to left) Wei Chun-heng (魏均珩), Peng Shih-chen (彭士誠), and Deng Yu-cheng (鄧宇成)

Taoyuan, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan won silver medals in both the Universiade's men and women's recurve team matches on Thursday at National Taiwan Sport University Stadium in Taoyuan City.

The men's match, which began at 10:25 a.m., saw Taiwan's Wei Chun-heng (魏均珩), Deng Yu-cheng (鄧宇成) and Peng Shih-chen (彭士誠) face off against South Korea.

The Taiwan team scored 56, 54, and 55 points in the three sets, respectively, earning a total score of 165 points. South Korea scored 58, 59 and 58, a total of 175 points.

After taking into account the number of 10s each team scored, the final score was 6-0, with South Korea winning the gold.

The women's team, made up of Peng Chia-mao (彭家楙), Tan Ya-ting (譚雅婷) and Lei Chien-ying (雷千瑩) also faced off against South Korea in the gold medal match at 11:15 a.m.

With the two teams tied after three sets the match went to a fourth set and finally a shoot-off.

It was neck and neck at 4-4 by the time of the shoot-off, during which Taiwan scored a 9, 10, 9, while South Korea scored three 10s.

With the final score 4-5, South Korea won the gold and Taiwan's women the silver medal.

(By Lu Gang-chun and Kuan-lin Liu)