Lei Chien Ying Won a Gold at 2019 Archery World Cup with Teammates
Lei Chien Ying, an athlete at the Department of Athletic Performance and teammate Tan Ya Ting, Peng Chia Mao defeated the Mexican by 5:1 and won the gold of the recurve women's team at Archery World Cup. This is a good start for the World Archery Championship in June and possibly the ticket for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The third game of 2019 Archery World Cup was held at Antalya, Turkey. Four recurve team finals kicked off in the morning. Three Taiwanese athletes matched against Alejandra Valencia, Aida Roman and Mariana Avitia of Mexico.
Lei Chien Ying, Tan Ya Ting and Peng Chia Mao started to compete as a team since Taipei Universiade 2017 and received a silver. Last year, they joined the Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games and also brought back a silver. This time, they won a gold medal in Turkey and will be joining the World Archery Championship in June in the Netherlands. If they make it to the top 8 finalists, they will be getting 3 tickets to the Olympics.