Sun Chia-hung bags Taiwan’s 1st gold at Summer Universiade in Chengdu

Sun Chia-hung
Wushu athlete Sung Chia-hung is pictured in men's taijiquan event at the Chengdu Universiade in China Sunday. Photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation July 30, 2023

Wushu athlete Sun Chia-hung (孫家閎) on July 30 clinched Taiwan’s first gold of the 31st Summer Universiade in Chengdu, China, with victory in the men’s taijiquan.

Sun scored 9.693 points to finish ahead of Singapore’s Tay Yu Xuan in second, and Hong Kong’s Hui Tak Yan Samuei (許德恩) in third.

Sun’s first-place finish comes a day after securing silver in the taijijian, an event in which he lost to Hong Kong’s Hui by a mere 0.016 points.