Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Son Tae-jin from South Korea beat Mark Lopez of the United States, 3-2 to win gold in the men’s 68kg division of the taekwondo.
Servet Tazegul from Turkey and Yu-Chi Sung from Chinese Taipei won bronze medals.
Guillermo Perez from Mexico has won the gold medal in the men’s 58kg men’s taekwondo.
Yulis Gabriel Mercedes from the Dominican Republic won the silver medal. Mu-Yen Chu of Chinese Taipei and Rohullah Nikpai of Afghanistan won bronze medals.
Pak Hyon-suk from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) has won the country’s first gold medal in the women’s 63kg weightlifting at the Beijing Olympics.
Irina Nekrassova from Kazakhstan won the silver medal and Ying-Chi Lu from Chinese Taipei won the bronze medal.
Gold medal to China! I am sure this will be the first of many to come. The medal was won in women’s 48kg weightlifting.
Gold medal - Chen Xiexia - China
Silver medal - Sibel Ozkan - Turkey
Bronze medal - Chen Wei-Ling - Chinese Taipei
She finished with 95kg in the Snatch and 117kg in the [...]
Taiwan will be hosting two qualifying events for the Beijing Olympics.
“We will hold the Asian Olympics Qualifiers and another qualifying game to select three more teams which will join the Beijing Olympics with wild card,” Lin Tsung-cheng, seretary-general of Taiwan’s baseball association said.
The first event will be held from December 1-3. Taiwan, Japan and [...]
Taiwan has accepted the Beijing Organizing Committee’s torch route through Taiwan. The route was initially rejected not because of the path not because of the direction, but the way that Beijing said that Taiwan was the first “domestic” stopover for the torch.
China views Taiwan as a state of its country, while Taiwan [...]