Korean women’s handball defeats Japan to qualify for Paris Olympics

Korea Women’s Handball defeats Japan to qualify for the Paris Olympics.
The South Korean women’s handball team has booked its place at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after defeating Japan in the final match of the Asian Qualifier. 바카라사이트 It will be the first time in the history of men’s and women’s handball to qualify for 11 consecutive Olympic Games.

Head coach Henrik Signel (47-Sweden) and his team defeated Japan 25-24 in the fourth match of the qualification tournament at the Maeda Housing East District Sports Center in Hiroshima, Japan, on Wednesday.

The Koreans, who had previously defeated India (53-14), China (33-20) and Kazakhstan (45-24), made it four wins out of four with the victory over Japan in what was effectively a first-place match.

Pivot Kim Bo-eun led the Koreans with six points, while Kang Kyung-min, Shin Eun-joo, and Ryu Eun-hee added four apiece.

Goalkeeper Park Jo-eun also played well with a 46.2 percent save percentage (6-of-23), including stopping a 7-meter throw from Japan in the 13th minute of the second half.

In a tightly contested game, South Korea’s Eunhee Ryu (Gyorgy, Hungary) scored the game-winning goal with just over a minute left in regulation to take a two-point lead. 온라인카지노 Japan could only manage to pull one back on Natsuki’s goal with 20 seconds left, and the match ended in Korea’s favor.

The qualifiers are played as a pool league, with only the top-ranked team earning a direct ticket to the Olympic Games.

This marks the 11th consecutive time South Korea has qualified for the Olympic Games, dating back to the 1984 Los Angeles Games.

Korea Women’s Handball defeats Japan to qualify for the Paris Olympics.

With the exception of Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, South Korea has qualified directly for the Olympics from the Asian Qualifiers.

In 2004, Korea qualified by finishing third at the World Championships after finishing second in the Asian Qualifiers, and in 2008, Korea qualified by finishing second in the International Handball Federation (IHF) Olympic Qualifiers after finishing second in the Asian Qualifiers.

At the post-match awards ceremony, Kang was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Shin Eun-ju (left wing), Im Kyung (left back), Hattori Saki (right wing), Nakayama Kaho (right back), Aizawa Natsuki (center back), Nagata Mika (pivot, Japan), and Lu Chang (goalkeeper, China) 카지노사이트 were named to the Best 7.

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