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S. Korea Grabs 4 Gold Medals in Asian Games on Tuesday

Written: 2023-09-27 14:21:03Updated: 2023-09-27 14:37:40

S. Korea Grabs 4 Gold Medals in Asian Games on Tuesday

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Team Korea added four more gold medals in four different sports at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Tuesday. 

The first gold medal of the day came in the men’s ten-meter running target mixed shooting event, in which the trio of Jeong You-jin, Ha Kwang-chul and Kwak Yong-bin finished first.

Over in the women’s under-53 kilogram taekwondo competition, Park Hye-jin won gold in the kyorugi, or sparring discipline, the fourth gold medal for South Korea in all taekwondo competitions.

Kim Ha-yun helped Team Korea add its first gold medal in judo at this year’s Asian Games as she won the women’s over-78 kilogram competition after defeating Xu Shiyan of China and becoming the country’s first-ever Asian Games champion in the heaviest weight class in women’s judo.

Sabre fencer Yoon Ji-su rounded out the day’s gold medal run with her first career individual gold medal.

In the swimming competitions, South Korea added three medals, with Lee Eun-ji winning bronze in women’s 200 meter backstroke, Kim Woo-min winning silver in the men’s 15-hundred meter freestyle and the men’s 4x100 meter medley relay team winning silver.

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