Taiwan wins four golds at Asia korfball championships

Taiwan won four gold medals at Asia U19 & U16 International Korfball Championship held in Hong Kong

(By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Taiwan won four gold medals at Asia U19 & U16 International Korfball Championship held in Kowloon Park Sports Centre, Hong Kong from Aug 8 to Aug 13.

Taiwan’s U16 team beat Hong Kong teams during the championship, with the scores of 10-4 in the one field with one basket and 20-3 in the one filed with two baskets events.

Taiwan's U19 team also defeated their Hong Kong rivals in the final games and took the gold by 17-2 in the one field with one basket and 13-4 in the one field with two baskets.

This year's  six countries and regions participated in the regional korfball championships--China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore.

The competition is organized by the International Korfball Federation (IKF), which aims to spread korfball around the globe. 

The next Asia Korfball championship will be organized by Japanese Korfball Association. The event will take place in Chiba, located around 40 km south east of Tokyo center on Tokyo bay.