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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan wins silver medal in taekwondo (Update)

2017/08/23 21:07:56

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) Taiwanese taekwondo athlete Chuang Chia-chia (莊佳佳) was defeated by South Korean Kim Jandi in the Women's -67kg final at the Summer Universiade in Taipei on Wednesday.

Chuang lost 7-14 in the final, winning the silver medal.

In the men's -80kg taekowndo event, which also concluded on Wednesday, Taiwanese Liu Wei-ting (劉威廷) won the bronze medal after losing in the semi-final against Azerbaijian's Milad Beigi Harchegani 4-12.

Liu defeated fighters from the United Arab Emirates, Iran and France earlier in the day, thereby landing himself in third place along with Norwegian Richard Andre K Ordemann.

(By Oscar Wu, Frances Huang, and Kuan-lin Liu)