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Taekwondo delivers Malaysia's first medal at Asian Games


Taekwondo exponent Yap Khim Wen executes a flying kick during her routine in the Jakarta Convention Center to bring home the bronze in the women's individual poomsae. – FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

Taekwondo exponent Yap Khim Wen executes a flying kick during her routine in the Jakarta Convention Center to bring home the bronze in the women's individual poomsae. – FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

JAKARTA: Taekwondo exponent Yap Khim Wen delivered Malaysia's first medal at the Indonesian Asian Games here by coming in joint third in the women's individual poomsae.

She had to settle for bronze after losing to Iran's Salahshouri Marjan in the semi-finals at the Jakarta Convention Centre on Sunday (Aug 19).

   

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