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First Attempt of Women's Rhythmic Group All-around from NTNU Grabbed Silver in 2017 Universiade

The Women's rhythmic group all-around of this year's Taipei Summer Universiade was held on August 28th at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Hsu Tzu Chi, a student from Department of Athletic Performance, participated in the rhythmic group. In the 5 Hoops event on August 27th, Chinese Taipei was ranked in second with high score. in 3 balls 2 ropes and received a silver medal with a total of 32.00. This is the first medal brought back by Taiwanese athletes in Universiade.

Chuang Chia Chia Won Silver in Taekowndo 2017 Universiade

Chuang Chia Chia, a Ph.D. student at NTNU and a Taekwondo athlete, made it to the final on August 23rd. However, Chuang lost to South Korean athlete Kim Jan Di by 7-14. After the game, Chuang said that she didn’t play to the fullest and the opponent found her weakness while she hesitated, which leads to lots of points. Chuang has no regrets since she has tried her best. The game took place at Taoyuan Arena. The audience cheered for Chuang Chia Chia whenever she showed up at the field. She has been defeating other contestants with obvious lead and Kim Jan Di was her opponent at the final game.

2 Silver was taken by men and women’s team in Archery in 2017 Universiade

The final recurve men’s and women’s team both competed against Koreans and received two silver medals.

2017 World Games Ended, President Chang Presented Prizes to Athletes

The World Games of 2017 just came to an end. More than 10 contestants joined the contest. Chinese Taipei Tug of War Women’s team brought back gold medal and achieved four consecutive victories in a row. The Taiwan team also grabbed the first silver among all Asian countries in Korfball. Wen Tzu-Yun, a karate athlete, got a silver medal in her first time joining the world games. A ceremony was held on August 9th and President Chang gave the athletes prize of 50,000 NTD and 30,000 NTD to encourage them to keep up the good work.

First Medal in 2017 Universiade Taken from NTNU Athletes

The 2017 Summer Universiade started on August 20th. On the first day, the Taiwan team took 1 silver and 2 bronze, and 1 silver and 1 bronze are from NTNU athletes. Lin Kan Yu, a sophomore at the Department of Athletes Performance, received silver in Women’s Individual freestyle Poomsa and Chen Chien Chuan, who just graduated from NTNU, received bonze in Men’s individual freestyle Poomsae.