2017 World Games Ended, President Chang Presented Prizes to AthletesThe 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 AthletesThe 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.
Athletes Got 1 Gold and 1 Silver in Taekwondo Poomsae 2017 UniversiadeOn the second day of games, NTNU athletes continues to win glory for the country. Su Chia En from the Dept. of Athlete Performance grabbed the first gold medal in mixed pair poomsae with her partner Lee Cheng Gang. In the men's team category, Chang Wei Chieh, Hsieh Ming Yang and Huang Chia Jung garnered a silver medal with a final score of 7.587. The gold medal was won by Li Cheng Gang and Su Chia En in the mixed pair category, with a final score of 7.853.
Chinese Taipei Tug of War Women Bring 4 Gold Medals in a RowChinese Taipei Tug of War Women’s team attended the World Games at Poland and bring back 1 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze. On the finalist against China on July 29th, the Taiwan team won and achieve the 4th victory in a row. President Tsai Ing-wen met the girls from Chinese Taipei on August 2nd. She shook hands with them and said that the callus on their hands is prettier than the gold medal.