Taiwan takes home silver in tai chi


Osaka, Japan, CNA

Chinese Taipei’s Chang Ming-su, a medal winner in the 1998 Asian Games, won a silver medal in tai chi at the Third East Asian Games in Osaka, Japan.

Taiwan also won a silver medal in men’s basketball Sunday morning.

Taiwan has so far won six golds, 16 silvers and 27 bronzes at the Games.

More than 1,400 athletes from 10 countries and regions are participating in the nine-day event which ends Sunday afternoon.

In men’s judo, Ke Chen-yu of Taiwan won a bronze in the under 60 kg class and Lee Hsiao-hung also won a bronze for Taiwan in the unlimited class.

Taiwan also won a bronze in the men’s volleyball Sunday after defeating Macau and also grabbed a bronze in women’s volleyball.

In the coxless pairs, Tsai Hung-meng and Chang Chien-hsiung won a silver in the demonstration event. Tsao Chien-feng, Lee Hung chih, Wu Chih-hsiu and Hu Tsun-hui won bronze for Taiwan in the men’s lightweight quadruple sculls.

More than 1,400 athletes from 10 countries and regions took part in the nine day, 16 events and two demonstration events competition which began last Saturday.