Cuba, Mexico claim silvers
ATHENS, Greece -- Taiwan won its first gold medal Thursday in taekwondo, then had to wait only a few minutes more for another.
Shih Hsin Chen won her 49-kilogram match for the breakthrough, aware as the seconds counted down that a lot was at stake.
"I know that this is our first gold medal and I'm very proud of it," said Chen, who beat Yanelis Yuliet Labrada of Cuba. "It means a lot to me and my family."
About 15 minutes later, Mu Yen Chu won another gold medal in the
men's 58-kilogram ...
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