Thursday, July 23, 2009

The World Games boules competition got underway in a humid 228 Memorial Park yesterday with a number of Taiwanese athletes in action.

In the first matches of the day, Taiwan’s men’s duo Chen Hung-wen and Sun Chia-yi got off to a good start against their French opponents and took a 5-0 lead, only to lose 10-7.

Later on, Chen and Sun lost 13-0 to Thailand, before finishing off the day with a 13-6 victory over Israel.

Meanwhile, in their women’s doubles opening fixture Chen Szu-an and Yang Tai-hua were on the end of a 13-1 drubbing by a Thai pairing. Chen and Yang later lost 13-3 to France and also 13-2 to Spain, before drawing 12-12 with Canada in their final match.

2009 World Games Petanque results

by Gold
NOC - CountryMenWomenMixedTotalRank
by Total
1FRA FRA - France 10010101000011021
2THA THA - Thailand 00111001000010121
3BEL BEL - Belgium 01010000000001013
4ISR ISR - Israel 00000011000000113
Invitational Sports not included.