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London 2012 Olympics: Taiwan’s Tai downs Montero to advance

Staff writer, with CNA, TAIPEI and LONDON

Tuesday, July 31

Archery

Men’s individual

Kuo Cheng-wei defeated Ahmed El-Nemr of Egypt 6-2 in the round-of-16.

Women’s individual

Tan Ya-ting defeated Elena Richter of Germany 6-2 in the round-of-16.

Carina Christiansen of Denmark defeated Le Chien-ying 6-4 in the round-of-16.

Badminton

Men’s singles Group H

Son Wan-ho of South Korea defeated Hsu Jen-hao 21-14, 21-10.

Women’s singles Group K

Tai Tzu-ying defeated Victoria Montero of Mexico 21-6, 21-10.

Women’s singles Group C

Cheng Shao-chieh defeated Neslihan Yigit of Turkey 21-10, 21-6.

Women’s doubles Group B

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa of India defeated Cheng Wen-hsing and Chien Yu-chin 25-23, 16-21, 21-18.

Cheng Wen-hsing and Chien Yu-chin defeated Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of Japan 21-19, 21-11.

Rowing

Men’s singles sculls

Wang Ming-hui finished 1st in semi-final F and he progresses to final E.

Sailing

Men’s RS-X

Chang Hao finished 36th of 38 in race 1 and 36th of 38 in race 2.

Swimming

Women’s 200m butterfly heats

Cheng Wan-jung finished 28th out of 28 and was eliminated.

Table Tennis

Men’s singles

Chuang Chih-yuan defeated Andrej Gacina of Croatia 4-2 in the fourth round.

Weightlifting

Women’s under-58kg

Kuo Hsing-chun finished eighth after lifting 99kg in the snatch and 129kg in the clean and jerk.

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