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2018-07-10

Chinese Taipei head to super round in style at World University Baseball Championship




July 9 - Hosts Chinese Taipei finished the group stage with a 100 per cent record at the World University Baseball Championship in Chiayi.
The home side have qualified for the super round as the Group A winners after their 10-0 win over Australia today at the Chiayi City Baseball Field.
South Korea, who did not play today, have also gone through to the super round from the group as runners-up.
They ended with a record of two victories while the Czech Republic managed one and Australia lost all three of their matches.
Two games were also held in Group B today.
Japan demolished Hong Kong 21-1 to top the pile with a 100 per cent record.
The United States also beat Russia today to ensure they join the Japanese in the super round phase. In a winner-takes-all showdown for the final spot the Americans won 12-2.

Instead of taking a rest day, the super round will begin tomorrow on Tuesday, July 10 because
Wednesday, July 11 may be affected by a typhoon. The consolation round involving the bottom four teams will also get underway. The medal matches are set for July 15.