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Taiwan wins three more medals at world bowling championships

2017/12/04 21:19:11

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Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) Taiwan's national bowling team managed to bag three more medals at the 2017 World Bowling Championships in Las Vegas on Sunday, after winning its first gold medal of the competition the previous day.

It won silver medals in the men's trio and team of five events, and a bronze in the women's trio event on Sunday.

Chen Wu-chi (陳武琪), Wu Hao-ming (吳浩銘) and Hsu Che-chia (許哲嘉) reach the men's trio final before losing to Hong Kong 659-610 to settle for silver.

In the team of five men's final, Taiwan was soundly defeated by a United States team 2-0, losing 210-189 in game 1 and 200-180 in game 2.

In the women's trio event Taiwan lost to a German team in the semifinals 582-560, forcing it to settle for bronze. Germany went on to take silver in the event, losing to one of the two U.S. teams 611-582.

On Saturday, Wu won the only gold medal for Taiwan in the men's singles event, scoring a total of 5,221.

In all, Taiwan managed to win one gold, three silver and two bronze medals at this year's championships, held from Nov. 24 to Dec. 4 at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.

The event is held every four years.

(By Lung Po-an and Ko Lin)