1991 Asian Championship

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The 1991 Asian Championship was the 16th Asian Championship. It was the first time that China hosted the event, which was held from September 15 through September 23, 1991 in Beijing. The top two teams qualified for spots in the 1992 Olympics, the first time baseball would be a Medal event in the Olympics.

Flag of Japan Japan won Gold to move on to the Olympics. Yasunori Takami won MVP honors while Masanori Sugiura was named the one of the best two pitchers.

Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei took home a Silver and also advanced to the Olympics. Chien-Fu Kuo Lee was named one of the best two pitchers in the tournament.

Flag of South Korea South Korea won Bronze, missing out on the Summer Games.

Flag of Australia Australia placed 4th, but was the only team to beat Japan.

Flag of People's Republic of China People's Republic of China was 5th.

Flag of Philippines Philippines finished sixth.

Flag of Guam Guam pulled up the rear.

See also 1991 Asian Championship (Rosters)

Source: Chinese Wiki Baseball