Chinese Taipei IKF Asia Korfball Champion
The team of Chinese Taipei is the IKF Asia Korfball Champion after beating Hong Kong China in the final with a remarkable 39 – 14 score. Chinese Taipei underlined their strength in this 4th IKF AKC in Jaipur, India. Hard work and determination pay off. The other Asian countries have work to do to bridge the gap with Chinese Taipei.
Topscores in the IKF Asia Korfball Championship 2016 final were: Ya-Wen Lin (TPE), Hsiang-Lin Chuang (TPE), Shu-Chi Chang (TPE) and Kwok Kuen Ham (HKG) each with 6 goals.
Referee in the final was Ding Ma Martin from China.
Chinese Taipei in yellow. Hong Kong China in white.
In the bronze medal match China beat the home team from India by 17-16. China was trailing the home team for most of the match. At half time after 20 minutes the score was 6-10 in favor of India. After 27 minutes the biggest gap in scoring was 10-16. From that moment the Indian scoring machine failed to be successful and China came closer and closer. Only 3 minutes before the end the Chinese team for the first time in the match equalized the score at 16-16 by topscorer Ding-Xin Wang with 6 goals. The final 17th score came from Liang Zhang. China earned the bronze medal.
China in purple. India in blue.