Three-time defending Asian Games baseball champions South Korea has advanced into the Super Round after beating Thailand.
The national team, led by head coach Ryu Joong-il, defeated Thailand 17-0 to grab a cold game victory at the Shaoxing Baseball and Softball Sports Centre in Shaoxing, southeast of Hangzhou on Tuesday.
With the latest win, South Korea is runner-up in Group B trailing Chinese Taipei.
Team Korea will now face the number two team in Group A at 1 p.m. Thursday for its first Super Round match before competing against the number one team in Group A at 1 p.m. on Friday.
Meanwhile, the South Korean men’s basketball team lost to China 84-70 in the quarterfinals at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center on Tuesday.
It marked the first time in 17 years that South Korea failed to earn semi finals berth in the Asian Games.