UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan wins 6 medals in golf events

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Chen Hsuan (陳萱)

Chen Hsuan (陳萱)

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Taiwan won a total of six medals in golf events at 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, including 3 silvers and 3 bronzes, after the fourth round of the competitions was suspended due to rain on Sunday.

Chen Hsuan (陳萱) and Hou Yu-sang (侯羽桑) were tied at the second place with 212 strokes made in the 54 holes of the first three rounds to win silvers in the women's individual competitions.

Mariel Lancy Galdiano of the United States grabbed the gold medal of the women's individual event with 208 strokes.

Taiwan team, formed by Chen, Hou and Chen Chih-min (陳之敏), also won a silver in the women's team event with 424 strokes, while the U.S. team won the gold of the competitions with 421 strokes and South Korea claimed bronze with 431 strokes.

In the men's individual competitions, Taiwanese Liu Yung-hua (劉永華) and Yu Chun-an (俞俊安) were tied at the third place with 207 strokes to take bronze medals.

Raul Pereda de La Huerta of Mexico won the men's individual event with 200 strokes, while Japanese Kazuki Higa took silver with 202 strokes.

Taiwan team which is comprised of Liu, Yu and Lai Chia-i (賴嘉一) took a bronze medal in the team competitions with 414 strokes. Japan won the team competitions with 406 strokes, while Mexico claimed silver with 409 strokes.

(By Romulo Huang)

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