Asian Games: Taiwan bags gold in contract bridge

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Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Taiwan's Yang Hsin-lung (楊欣龍) and Lu Yi-zu (陸怡如) won gold in the mixed pair contract bridge event at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia Saturday.

The victory marked the first ever bridge gold medal for Taiwan at the Asian multi-sport competitions.

In the final 2-round 5 results, Yang and Lu finished with a score of 363 points, beating their Taiwanese counterparts Fang Kang-wei (范綱維) and Tsai Po-ya (蔡博雅), who earned silver with 357 points.

Also a silver win, Taiwan's Wu Yu-fang (吳昱芳) and Tsai Wen-chuan (蔡文娟) ended with 385.80 points in the women's pair events, finishing behind only Ran Jingrong and Wu Shaohong of China, who took gold with 408.70 points.

Taiwan won a bronze in the contract bridge supermixed team competitions on Aug. 27.

(By Lung Po-an and Ko Lin)
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