The Taiwanese team at the Tokyo Olympics on August 1


Taiwan won three medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, including silver in badminton, silver on pommel horse and bronze in golf.

After her unsuccessful campaign at the London 2012 Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics, world No. 1 badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴 資 穎) finally won her first Olympic medal in Tokyo, a silver medal after losing the gold medal match to Chen Yufei (陳雨菲) of China.

* World No. 1 Tai wins badminton silver for Taiwan in Tokyo

Gymnast Lee Chih-kai (李智凱), meanwhile, ended an eventful week with a silver medal in the men’s pommel horse event, Taiwan’s first in an Olympic gymnastics competition.

Lee qualified for the final with the highest score last Monday, but fell during his pommel horse routine in the men’s all-around last Wednesday, repeating his mishap in the Rio 2016 Games final.

British gymnast Max Whitlock, gold medalist at the Rio Games, won another gold medal on the men’s pommel horse.

* Taiwanese gymnast wins silver on pommel horse at Tokyo Games

Taiwan’s silver medalist gymnast aims to soar after Olympics

In his second appearance at the Summer Games, golfer Pan Cheng-tsung (潘 政 琮), who ranks 208th in the world, managed to finish in shared third place after four days of men’s competition.

He made the playoffs with six other players and won a bronze medal, alongside world No.3 Collin Morikawa of the United States, this year’s winner of the UK Open tournament, and Irish No.13 Rory. McIlroy. .

World number 5 Xander Sc Chaudele of the United States won the gold medal.

Pan wins Taiwan’s first Olympic golf medal

Taiwanese Hsu Wei-ling (徐薇淩) and Lee Min (李旻) will start the women’s golf competition on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, boxer Huang Hsiao-wen (黃筱雯) is set to win another medal for Taiwan, after advancing to the semi-finals of the flyweight category by beating Serbian Nina Radovanovic in the quarter-finals.

After winning a bronze medal in mixed doubles, the six Taiwanese table tennis players from Tokyo started the men’s and women’s team events on Sunday.

The men’s team, led by five-time Olympian Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵), crushed their Croatian rivals 3-0 to reach the quarter-finals.

The women’s team also won 3-0 in their games against the United States to advance to the next round.

The two Taiwanese teams are scheduled to face each other in this round on Tuesday.

* Taiwan’s men’s and women’s table tennis teams reach Olympic Games quarter-finals

Meanwhile, 12 Taiwanese Olympic team athletes returned home on Sunday, including the men’s silver medal archery team; sprinter Hsieh Hsi-en, who made her Olympic debut in Tokyo; and two-time Olympian rower Huang Yi-ting (黃義婷).

“This is not the end, but rather a new beginning,” said 27-year-old silver medalist Wei Chun-heng (魏 均 珩) at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.

Taiwan won 10 medals – two gold, four silver and four bronze – at the Tokyo Games on Sunday.

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