Taekwondo Sparring Park Hye-jin and Kim Yu-jin Secure Bronze Medals
Lee Ki-beom was Eliminated in the Quarterfinals
Park Hye-jin and Kim Yu-jin beat Kazakh players in the quarterfinals…
Lee Ki-beom: “There are no excuses.”
On the 26th, the second day of the Taekwondo competition at the Hangzhou Asian Games,
Park Hye-jin (Goyang City Hall) and Kim Yu-jin (Ulsan Metropolitan City Sports Council)
secured bronze medals in the women’s individual event. 카지노사이트탑
Hyejin Park advanced to the semifinals by defeating Aziza Karazanova (Kazakhstan)
with a round score of 2-0 (4-3 5-3) in the women’s 53kg class quarterfinals
held at the Lin’an Sports and Culture Exhibition Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 26th.
Hye-jin Park also defeated Ayasa Rama (Nepal) 2-0 (17-5 13-0) in the round of 16.
The opponent in the semifinals is Thailand’s Chutikan Jongkolatanawatana.
Kim Yu-jin, who competed in the women’s 57kg class,
also defeated Maria Sevostayanova (Kazakhstan) 2-0 (7-1 14-0) in the quarterfinals,
confirming her advancement to the semifinals.
The next opponent is Luo Zhongshi of China.
Kim Yu-jin also defeated Iran’s Seyedeh Mir Noorolahi 2-0 (13-1 9-8) in the previous round of 16.
In the Asian Games Taekwondo, bronze medals are awarded to all teams that lose in the semifinals rather than holding a match for 3rd or 4th place.
Meanwhile, Lee Ki-beom, who competed in the men’s 63kg class, turned his back on the quarterfinals.
Lee Ki-beom lost to Iran’s Alireza Hosseinpur in the quarterfinals with a round score of 0-2 (5-16 2-14).
After the game, Lee Ki-beom met with reporters in the joint reporting area and said,
“I was embarrassed because my opponent was much better than I expected.
It’s unfortunate that I couldn’t do anything.
I prepared really hard, so I don’t want to make excuses.”
In the Taekwondo sparring event that started on the 25th, Jang Jun (Korea Gas Corporation)
opened the event by winning a gold medal in the men’s 53kg class.