[Asian Games] Gold for Baseball and Soccer… Im Si-hyeon Won 3 Gold Medals and Badminton Ahn Se-young Won
Weightlifter Park Hye-jung and soft tennis player Moon Hye-kyung also received gold… Korea ranked 3rd overall with 42 gold medals
Baseball and soccer both won gold medals at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, achieving four and three consecutive wins, respectively.
The national soccer team led by coach Hwang Seon-hong achieved a 2-1 comeback win over archrival Japan in the men's final of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 7th.
With this, Korea achieved the milestone of winning three consecutive men's soccer titles for the first time in Asian Games history. 먹튀검증가이드
Korea got off to an uneasy start on this day, conceding a goal to Japan's Kotaro Uchino in the 2nd minute of the first half, but tied the score with a header by Jung Woo-young (Stuttgart) in the 27th minute of the first half.
In the second half, which started at 1-1, Cho Young-wook (Gimcheon) scored the winning goal in the 11th minute.
South Korea, which had beaten North Korea in the finals of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, defeated Japan 2-1 in the finals for the second time in a row following the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games.
The baseball team led by coach Ryu Joong-il also won 2-0 in the final against Chinese Taipei held at Stadium 1 of the Baseball and Softball Sports Center in Shaoxing that day.
With this, Korean baseball has dominated the Asian Games gold medal for the fourth time in a row since Guangzhou in 2010.
For Korea, starting pitcher Moon Dong-ju (Hanwha) pitched 6 scoreless innings and scored 2 points thanks to Kim Joo-won (NC)'s sacrifice fly and wild pitch in the 2nd inning.
Go Woo-seok (LG) came out in the 9th inning and had consecutive hits with one out, but the follow-up batter was eliminated with a double play by the second baseman and preserved the team's victory.
In archery, three gold medals were won for the first time in 37 years.
Im Si-hyun (Korea National Sport University) defeated Ansan (Gwangju Women's University) with a set score of 6-0 in the final of the women's archery recurve individual event held at the Fuyang Inhu Sports Center archery range on this day.
Im Si-hyun, who won the mixed team event and the women's team event at this competition, became the third winner of the competition.
It has been 37 years since Im Si-hyun won three gold medals in archery at the Asian Games since Yang Chang-hoon (four gold medals).
Kim Jin-ho, and Park Jeong-ah (three gold medals) at the 1986 Seoul Games.
Ahn Se-young (Samsung Life Insurance), ranked No. 1 in the badminton world, won two gold medals in the tournament by winning the individual singles and team event.
Ahn Se-young defeated world number 3 Chen Yufei (China) 2-1 (21-18 17-21 21-8) in the women's singles final held at Binjiang Gymnasium in Hangzhou on this day.
This is the second time in 29 years that a Korean player has won the women's singles title at the Asian Games, after Bang Su-hyeon at the 1994 Hiroshima Games.
Ahn Se-young received medical attention during the first set due to pain in her right knee and was anxious as she lost the second set, but she won the third set 21-8 and won the gold medal.
In Korea, on the 8th, a day before the closing date, Moon Hye-kyung (NH Nonghyup Bank) in women's soft tennis singles and Park Hye-jeong (Goyang City Hall) in women's weightlifting over 87kg added gold medals.
Hye-kyung Moon and Hye-jung Park won Korea's only gold medals in soft tennis and weightlifting at this tournament.
Park Hye-jung is the first Korean athlete to win a gold medal in weightlifting at the Asian Games in 13 years since Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Jang Mi-ran at the 2010 Guangzhou Games.
Korea ranks third in the medal rankings with 42 gold medals, 59 silver medals, and 89 bronze medals.
The goal before the opening, which was 3rd overall, was achieved without difficulty, but the goal of 50 gold medals was not met.
China ranked first overall with 200 gold medals, and Japan ranked second with 51 gold medals.
China is the first country to win 200 gold medals at the Summer Asian Games.
China won 199 gold medals at the 2010 Guangzhou Games.