Taiwan crew departs for Asian video games
Taipei, Aug. 15 CNA Taiwanese athletes who will compete within the Asian games left for Indonesia on Wednesday morning, with expectations of gold medal performances in several sports.
virtually 300 Taiwanese athletes and staffers took a chartered flight at round 7 a.m. to move to essentially the most vital activities event in Asia, which is scheduled to be held in Jakarta and Palembang from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2.
The Taiwanese athletes will take part in a wide array of activities, together with tennis, weightlifting, taekwondo, badminton, gymnastics, swimming, feminine volleyball, biking, female softball and wrestling, based on the activities Administration of the Ministry of education.
earlier than the team boarded the chartered flight at Taoyuan overseas Airport, activities Administration Director-widespread Kao Chin-hsung 高俊雄 encouraged them to are attempting their best to bag medals to honor Taiwan.
Taiwan is seen as having the skills to grasp Asian games gold medals in tennis, badminton, weightlifting, taekwondo, and swimming.
on the airport, the athletes shouted.”chinese language Taipei, Go, Go, Go”, to enhance morale, and different tourists on the scene gave their blessings to the delegation.
Olympic weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun 郭婞淳 will lift Taiwan’s flag all over the hole ceremony of this yr’s games, the first time a feminine athlete will carry the flag for Taiwan for the reason that the 1998 games in Bangkok when it become carried by means of taekwondo superstar Chen Yi-an 陳怡安.
by Chiu Chun-chin and Frances HuangEnditemls
ASIAD 18: Vietnamese delegation receives amiable welcome from host Indonesia
The Vietnamese delegation to the upcoming 2018 Asian games ASIAD 18 arrived at Indonesia’s Soekarno-Hatta overseas Airport on August 14 to the genial welcome of Indonesian activity officers and volunteers.
The Vietnamese delegation to the upcoming 2018 Asian video games ASIAD 18 arrived at Indonesia’s Soekarno-Hatta overseas Airport on August 14 to the couthy welcome of Indonesian game officers and volunteers
The delegation is produced from 523 members, including eighty one coaches and 352 athletes.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Pham Vinh Quang welcomed the delegation on the airport and expressed his hope that the athletes would achieve incredible effects at the game experience.
The Vietnamese Embassy and Vietnamese group in Indonesia are able to give any essential aid for the delegation, he affirmed.
The Vietnamese delegation goals to grab at the least three gold medals, with at least one within the Olympic sports classes.
renowned athletes encompass Olympic gold medalist sharpshooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, weightlifters Thach Kim Tuan and Trinh Van Vinh, runner Le Tu Chinh, lengthy jumper Bui Thi Thu Thao, swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, gymnast Le Thanh Tung, taekwondo fighter Truong Thi Kim Tuyen, karate fighter Nguyen Thi Ngoan, bike owner Nguyen Thi That, and Wushu martial artist Duong Thuy Vi.
The ASIAD 2018 could be officially held within the two foremost Indonesian cities – Jakarta and Palembang – from August 18 to September 2, with the participation of athletes from 45 nations and territories.
at the outdated ASIAD in 2014, Vietnam won one gold, 10 silver, and 25 bronze medals, ranking 21st in the standard medal tally. –VNA