Taiwan collected six Olympic medals as of Thursday afternoon

As of Thursday afternoon, Taiwan has won six medals in the Olympics. (Photo courtesy of the Olympic Medal Count/Website)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan has collected one gold, two silver, and three bronze medals as of Thursday, meaning that we stand at the 19th position on the Olympic Medal Count so far.

Judoka Yang Yung-wei (楊勇緯) on Saturday claimed Taiwan’s first medal at this Olympics — a silver medal in the Men’s 60kg event in Judo.

On Sunday, Lo Chia-ling (羅嘉翎) obtained a bronze medal in the Women’s 57kg Taekwondo event against the Nigerian champion, Tekiath Ben Yessouf.

The following day, Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) and Cheng I-ching (鄭怡靜) secured a bronze medal in the Table Tennis event against France.

Men’s Archery Team, comprised of Deng Yu-cheng (鄧宇成), Tang Chih-chun (湯智鈞), Wei Chun-heng (魏均珩), also won on Monday a silver medal in an event against South Korea.

On Tuesday, Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) secured a gold medal after she triumphed at the Women’s 59kg event and shattered three Olympic records in Weightlifting.

Also, on Tuesday, Chen Wen-huei (陳玟卉) took home a bronze medal at the Women’s 64kg event in Weightlifting.

There are more games to expect.

On Friday, Taiwanese athletes will compete in Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Golf, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, and Table tennis. As for Saturday, get ready to cheer for athletes participating at least in Archery and Weightlifting events.