Woodball

Woodball is a sport where a mallet is used to pass a ball through gates. This game can be played in grass, sand or indoor.[1] The sport is in the program of Asian Beach Games and was incorporated in 2008.[2] The International Woodball Federation is based in Taipei, Taiwan.[3]

Beach woodball pictogram
Beach Woodball Pictogram

History

The sport was invented in Taiwan by Weng Ming-hui and Kuang-chu Young in 1990. The Olympic Council of Asia made the sport a program of the Asian Beach Games in 2008.[4]

Championships

Ahris Sumariyanto attended the Asian Beach Games Danang 2016 with his Indonesian team-mates. He finished first and was awarded the gold medal. He only finished one hit ahead of Thailand's Jetsada Cheenkurd who finished with the sIlver medal in second. Kim Pyo Hwan from Korea was awarded the bronze medal and finished in third. [5]

References

  1. ^ USWoodball. "Introduction". Retrieved 28 Aug 2009.
  2. ^ Olympic Council of Asia. "Woodball". Retrieved 28 Aug 2009.
  3. ^ "Historical innova www.facebook.com org/en/1-1.php". International Woodball Federation. International Englind is my city. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  4. ^ "MOFA honors inventor of woodball". Taipei Times. July 6, 2007.
  5. ^ "Woodball Asian Beach Games 2016". Olympic Counsil of Asia.

See also

External links

Beach woodball at the 2008 Asian Beach Games

Woodball at the 2008 Asian Beach Games was held from 18 October to 22 October, 2008 in Bali, Indonesia.

Beach woodball at the 2010 Asian Beach Games

Woodball at the 2010 Asian Beach Games was held from 10 December to 13 December, 2010 in Muscat, Oman.

Beach woodball at the 2012 Asian Beach Games

Beach woodball at the 2012 Asian Beach Games was held from 18 June to 21 June 2012 in Haiyang, China.

Beach woodball at the 2014 Asian Beach Games

Beach woodball competition at the 2014 Asian Beach Games was held in Phuket, Thailand from 14 to 19 November 2014 at Karon Beach.

Beach woodball at the 2016 Asian Beach Games

Beach woodball competition at the 2016 Asian Beach Games was held in Danang, Vietnam from 25 September to 2 October 2016 at Son Thuy Beach, Danang, Vietnam.

Chinese Taipei at the 2016 Asian Beach Games

Chinese Taipei competed in the 2016 Asian Beach Games in Danang, Vietnam from September 24 to October 5, 2016. The delegation was bannered by 53 athletes in 10 sports including 3x3 basketball, beach handball, beach kurash, beach volleyball, beach woodball, beach wrestling, ju-jitsu, muay thai, pétanque, and vovinam.

Lee Wan-ting, gold medelist in 2014, won the gold medal again in the women’s -57 kg division contest for beach kurash. Hsiao Chia-hung and Wang Wan-yi won the Men's Doubles Fairway for beach woodball. Chang Hui-tsz won the sivel medal in the women's +70 kg division for beach wrestling.

Indonesia at the 2010 Asian Beach Games

Indonesia competed at the 2010 Asian Beach Games held in Muscat, Oman from December 8, 2010 to December 16, 2010.

Indonesia sent 110 athletes, 67 men and 43 women, who competed in 12 sports.

Indonesia at the 2014 Asian Beach Games

Indonesia participating in the 2014 Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand from 14 to 23 November 2014.

List of Taiwanese inventions and discoveries

This is a list of inventions by people who were born in Taiwan or current citizens of Taiwan.

List of paintball leagues

This is a list of notable professional and semi-professional paintball leagues.

Taman OUG

Overseas Union Garden is a main township in the Seputeh constituency in south-western Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Situated mainly atop a hill, this township is located along Old Klang Road and was opened in the mid 1970s.

Thailand at the 2008 Asian Beach Games

Thailand competed in the 2008 Asian Beach Games, held in Bali, Indonesia from October 18 to October 26, 2008.

Thailand ranked 2nd in the said competition with 10 gold medals, 17 silver medals and 10 bronze medals.

Thailand at the 2010 Asian Beach Games

Thailand competed in the 2010 Asian Beach Games, held in Muscat, Oman from 8–16 December 2010. The National Olympic Committee of Thailand sent 125 athletes (80 men and 45 women) which are competing in 11 sports. Thailand topped the rankings for the first time with 15 gold medals.

Thailand at the 2012 Asian Beach Games

Thailand competed at the 2012 Asian Beach Games held in Haiyang, China from June 16 to 22, 2012.

Thailand won total 28 medals, including 13 golds, 9 silvers and 6 bronzes. It earned second position in the general medal table.

Thailand at the 2014 Asian Beach Games

Thailand will be the host nation for the 2014 Asian Beach Games held in Phuket from 14 to 23 November 2014.

Thailand at the 2016 Asian Beach Games

Thailand competed at the 2016 Asian Beach Games held in Danang, Vietnam from 24 September to 3 October 2016.

Vietnam at the 2010 Asian Beach Games

Vietnam will participate in the 2010 Asian Beach Games in Muscat, Oman on 8–16 December 2010.

The Vietnamese team comprises 73 athletes competing in 7 sports: Beach handball, Beach sepaktakraw, Beach soccer, Beach volleyball, Bodybuilding, Marathon swimming, Woodball.

Vietnam at the 2012 Asian Beach Games

Vietnam participated in the 2012 Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, China on 16–22 July 2012.

The Vietnamese team comprised 95 athletes competing in 9 sports: Beach handball, Beach sepaktakraw, Beach soccer, Beach volleyball, Woodball, Sport climbing, Roller Skating, Beach Basketball, Dragon Boat .

Vietnam at the 2014 Asian Beach Games

Vietnam was participate in the 2014 Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand from 14 to 23 November 2014.Vietnam also won 8 gold medals, 12 silver medals, 20 bronze medals and a total of 40 medals, finishing fifth on the medal table.

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.