Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Taiwanese taekwondo hopeful Yang Shu-chun defeated German athlete Sumeyye Manz 10-3 in the preliminary round in the 49-kg category Wednesday at the London Olympics and advanced to the quarterfinals.
In their previous encounter, Yang lost to Manz 9-6 in the British Open last year.
Yang will face Chanatip Sonkham of Thailand in the next match. Yang is one of the favorites to win a medal in her category.
(By Jamie Wang)