1987 Asian Championship

From BR Bullpen

The 1987 Asian Championship was held from August 24 through August 31, 1987 in Japan. It was a qualifying event for the 1988 Olympics; South Korea had already earned a spot as the Olympic host and Japan had earned a spot for hosting the Asian Championships. As Asia had 3 spots in the Olympics, only 1 spot was up for grabs.

Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei won Gold with a 5-1 record. Ping-Yang Huang won MVP honors.

Flag of Japan Japan claimed a Silver Medal by going 5-1.

Flag of South Korea South Korea won Bronze at 4-2

Flag of Guam Guam was a surprising 4th, their best finish ever, at 3-3.

Flag of Australia Australia also went 3-3 to rank 5th

Flag of People's Republic of China People's Republic of China was 6th at 1-5

Flag of India India was last at 0-6.

See also 1987 Asian Championship (Rosters)

Source: Chinese Wiki Baseball