Asian Games: Taiwan wins silver in archery

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Asian Games: Taiwan wins silver in archery

Jakarta, Aug. 27 (CNA) Taiwanese archers shot their way to a silver medal Monday in the recurve women's team event at the 2018 Asian Games, which is being held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.

Taiwan failed to dislodge defending champions South Korea, finishing 3-5 in the final of the contest at the GBK Archery Field in Jakarta.

Japan won the bronze medal with a score of 6-2 against China.

In 1990 and 2002, Taiwan also snagged sliver in the women's archery team competition at the Asian Games in Beijing and Busan, South Korea, respectively.

As of Monday noon, Taiwan was in seventh place in the medal rankings at the 2018 Asian Games with a total of 35 medals -- 9 gold, 12 silver and 14 bronze.

(By Lung Po-an and Elizabeth Hsu)

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