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Asian Games: Taiwan bags 2 silvers in rowing, canoeing

Huang Yi-ting (黃義婷) / photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee
Huang Yi-ting (黃義婷) / photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) Taiwan won two silver medals in single women's sculls and single women's canoe at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Thursday.

Taiwanese rower Huang Yi-ting (黃義婷) clinched her silver with a time of 8:16.14.

China's Chen Yunxia and Aleksandra Opachanova of Kazakhstan took gold and bronze with times of 8:8.21 and 8:19.32, respectively.

Meanwhile, Taiwanese canoeist Chen Wei-han (陳瑋涵) secured her silver medal with a time of 1:51.14.

Chen Shi of China and Atcharaporn Duanglawa of Thailand took gold and bronze with times of 1:50.32 and 1:56.34, respectively.

Taiwan was ranked 10th on the medal table with three golds, five silvers and nine bronzes since the games kicked off in Jakarta Aug. 18.

(By Lung Po-an and Hsu Hsiao-ling)

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