Taiwanese will vote this month on whether its athletes should compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics under the name “Taiwan”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese will vote this month on whether its athletes should compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics under the name “Taiwan”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Risking Beijing’s wrath, Taiwan to vote on removing ‘China’ from name of its 2020 Olympic team

  • A November 24 referendum will ask whether Taiwan’s international athletic teams should drop the ‘Chinese Taipei’ title
  • The campaign has won the support of Chi Cheng, Taiwan’s first female Olympic medallist

Taiwanese will vote this month on whether its athletes should compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics under the name “Taiwan”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese will vote this month on whether its athletes should compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics under the name “Taiwan”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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