Taipei, May 12 (CNA) Taiwan's badminton and table tennis players bagged three medals at the Deaflympics in Brazil on Wednesday, bringing their country's total to 13, including a silver that was won by the women's doubles badminton team.
The badminton pair Shen Yan-ru (沈彥汝) and Fan Jung-yu (范榮玉) put up a fight in the finals against Wei Ying Boon and Zu Tung Foo of Malaysia but had to settle for silver when they finished 17-21, 21-17, 15-21.
In the badminton mixed doubles, Fan and her partner Chen Chunh-i (陳忠羿) took bronze in straight games when they faced off against their compatriots Shen and Cheng Chen-ding (鄭成鼎).
Meanwhile, Taiwan's Wang Yi-hsiang (王顗翔) captured a bronze medal in the table tennis men's singles, finishing third after a 0-4 defeat at the hands of Thomas Keinath of Slovakia.
With the addition of the three medals on Wednesday, Taiwan had a total tally of 13 - one gold, five silver, and seven bronze - at the 24th Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul.
The Summer Deaflympics were scheduled for December 2021 but had to be postponed to May 1-15 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.