4 Gold Medals in Shooting, Taekwondo, Judo, and Fencing

from Oct 23, 2023 hours 02:39 (UTC +09:00)
to Oct 23, 2025 hours 02:39 (UTC +09:00)


from Oct 23, 2023 hours 02:39 (UTC +09:00)
to Oct 23, 2025 hours 02:39 (UTC +09:00)


[Asian Games] Team Korea Gains Momentum... 4 Gold Medals in Shooting, Taekwondo, Judo, and Fencing

The trio of Jeong Yu-jin, Ha Gwang-cheol and Kwak Yong-bin swept the 10m running target mixed team event.

Park Hye-jin won the women's 53kg gold round kick... Kim Ha-yoon won Korea's first judo gold medal, Yoon Ji-soo won the women's fencing saber individual event... Men's table tennis, Kim Woo-min, silver medal

Even on the third day after the opening of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, the Korean team's gold medal march continued as usual. 

Shooting, Taekwondo, Judo, and Fencing each won one gold medal, giving wings to the soaring Korean athletes.

Korea, which won five gold medals each on the 24th and 25th after the opening of the competition on the 23rd, continued its upward trend by adding 4 gold medals on this day as well.

The men's shooting team, consisting of Jeong Yu-jin (Cheongju City Hall), Ha Gwang-cheol (Busan City Hall), and Kwak Yong-bin (Chungnam Sports Council), recorded 1,116 points and won a gold medal in the men's 10m running target mixed team event held at the Puyang Inhu Sports Center in Hangzhou, China on the 26th. Acquired.

The trio of Jeong Yu-jin, Ha Gwang-cheol, and Kwak Yong-bin, who beat Kazakhstan (1,111 points) by 5 points, won two gold medals by sweeping the mixed team event following the men's 10m running target normal team event the previous day.

Running target is a sport where you hit a target that moves sideways like a game.

It is divided into a normal sport where the target speed is constant and a mixed sport where the speed varies randomly.

As of the 26th, 
Jeong Yu-jin collected four medals, including two gold medals in the team event and two bronze medals in the individual event, becoming the Korean athlete's most medalist as of the 26th.

Park Ha-jun (KT) and Lee Eun-seo (Seosan City Hall) won the 10m air rifle mixed bronze medal match with a dramatic victory of 20-18 after a close match against India and won the sixth medal in Korean shooting.

The shooting team has already achieved the two gold medals it set for this competition and will challenge itself to exceed its goal in the remaining schedule.

Four members of the Korean team, including the shooting team trio and Jeon Woong-tae (Gwangju Metropolitan City Hall), who returned home proudly after sweeping the modern pentathlon individual and team events, are the two Korean athletes who won two gold medals in this competition.

In Taekwondo sparring, a gold medalist was born for two consecutive days.

On the 26th, Park Hye-jin (Goyang City Hall), the women's 53 kg, continued the momentum that Jang Jun (Korea Gas Corporation), a leading player in the men's 58 kg class, struck gold the previous day.

Hye-jin Park defeated Taiwan's Lin Weijun with a round score of 2-1 (7-6 7-9 12-9) in the final held at Hangzhou Lin'an Sports Culture Exhibition Center and became the top player in Asia.

Park Hye-jin faced off with a round score of 1-1, and 15 seconds before the end of the third round, she added 3 points with a head attack to run away to 10-6, and then nailed it with a 2-point body attack.

At Hangzhou Xiaoshan Linfu Gymnasium, where the judo competition was held, the long-awaited news was finally delivered.

Ha-yoon Kim (Ansan City Hall), the top women's heavyweight, defeated China's Xu Shi-yan (China) in half with a field leg throw, giving Korean judo its first gold medal at this tournament.

Ha-yoon Kim left the mat with a big smile after winning half of the match with a surprising leg technique 43 seconds after the start of the match against Xu Shi-yan, backed by the one-sided support of the home fans.

Women's fencing saber's Yun Ji-su (Seoul City Hall) won the championship by defeating Shao Yaqi (China) 15-10 in the individual final held at the Electronic University gymnasium in Hangzhou.

Jisoo Yoon, a winning member of the women's saber team event at the 2014 Incheon and 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Games, marked her first appearance at the Asian Games in the individual event with a gold medal.

The men's table tennis team was unable to overcome the 'Great Wall' of China in the team finals and lost 0-3.

Korean men's table tennis has won a silver medal in the Asian Games team event eight times in a row, having lost to China every time since the 1994 Hiroshima Games.

Kim Woo-min (Gangwon Provincial Office), who participated in the men's 1,500m freestyle swimming event, touched the pad in 15 minutes 01.07 seconds and ranked second after Fei Liwei (China) in 14 minutes 55.47 seconds.

Kim Woo-min, who won gold in the 800m relay the day before, will challenge for three gold medals in the 400m and 800m freestyle.

Lee Yong-moon (Chungnam Sports Council), the pride of Korea's Wushu, won the silver medal in the Wushu Men's Namquan and Namgon held at 
Hangzhou Xiaoshan Guari Gymnasium with a total score of 19.472 points, following Indonesia's Harris Horace (19.506 points).

He stood on the podium for the second time in a row, following the bronze medal at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games.

Kim Min-jong (Yangpyeong County Office), who won the men's judo class over 100kg, won a valuable bronze medal.

Korea won 14 gold medals, 16 silver medals, and 19 bronze medals and is cruising to second place in the overall rankings, following China, which was far ahead with 53 gold medals.

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