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OLYMPICS: Taiwan's Wei advances to taekwondo quarterfinals

2012/08/08 20:39:43

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Taiwanese taekwondo athlete Wei Chen-yang ousted Le Huynh Chau of Vietnam Wednesday 5-1 in the 58-kg category at the London Olympics and advanced to the quarterfinals.

Wei scored one point and another four in the first two rounds, while Le received his only point in the second of the three-round match.

The 20-year-old Taiwanese, seeded second in the Games, will face Alexey Denisenko of Russia in the next match scheduled at 16:45 p.m. London time.

(By Jamie Wang)