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Chinese Taipei wins 2019 Beach Woodball

Overall winners (Gold): Chinese Taipei (18 Medals: 6 Gold, 7 Silver, 5 Bronze)
Silver: Uganda (16 Medals: 6 Gold, 4 Silver, 6 Bronze)

Bronze: Hong Kong (5 Medals: 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze)
The second beach woodball championship has successfully concluded on Thursday afternoon at Spenah Beach in Entebbe.

Giants Chinese Taipei won the three day championship with 18 medals (6 golds, 7 silver and 5 bronze).

Hosts Uganda A took second place with 16 medals (6 golds, 4 silver and 6 bronze).

Hong Kong (China) finished third after taking 5 medals that included 2 golds, 2 silvers and one bronze medal.

Kenya won one silver and bronze apiece to finish with two medals and take fourth place.

China had only one medal (bronze) and finished fifth.

Eritrea, Tanzania, South Sudan, Burundi, Somalia, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea and Singapore did not win any team medal.

The victorious country registered 6 gold medals in total.

There was a gold medal in the men single event as Lee Cheng Han beat countrymate Wang Qi An by one stroke.

Cheng played a total of 81 strokes over the three days.

Like during the male single stroke, Chinese Taipei also triumphed in the female event as Zhou Pei-Qi beat Uganda’s Denis Pulkeria Nanjeru to the gold.

Zhou scored 87 strokes to Nanjeru’s 90.

The other gold for Chinese Taipei was in the stroke doubles (men) as the pair of Lee Cheng Han and Wang Qi An scoring 68 to beat the Kenyan duo of Joel Chote Munyendoh and Kelvin Mutuma Muite who had 93.

Wang Mao Lin and Liu Kai Chi won Chinese Taipei other gold medal in the mixed doubles with 83 strokes beating Hong Kong (China) duo of Lam Chi Ho and Lam Ka Man who tallied 84 stokes.

In the team event men, Chinese Taipei also smiled to the podium with gold with Wang Qi An, Lee Cheng Han, Wang Mao Lin and Tsai Tsung Lin all contributing 179 strokes , to beat team Uganda by count back.

Chinese Taipei’s Ye Zi Rong and Lee Chia Cheng beat Uganda A’s Geofrey Towong and Thomas Kedi to the gold in the fairway doubles (men).


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