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OLYMPICS: Taiwan's Tseng qualifies for taekwondo semifinals

2012/08/09 22:21:51

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Taiwanese taekwondo athlete Tseng Li-cheng advanced to the semifinals in the women's under 57-kilogram weight class Thursday at the Olympics after defeating Andrea Paoli of Lebanon 5-2 in the round of eight.

Tseng, 25, beat Rangsiya Nisaisom of Thailand 4-1 in the preliminary round earlier in the day, while 20-year-old Paoli defeated Nidia Munoz of Cuba 4-2.

(By Jamie Wang)