[Asian Games] Korean Fencing Men’s Saber and Women’s Foil Secure Silver Medal in Team Event
The Korean men’s fencing saber team, which is aiming for its third consecutive Asian Games team gold medal,
the women’s foil team, which is trying to regain the top spot, secured silver medals.
The men’s saber team, consisting of Oh Sang-wook (Daejeon Metropolitan City Hall), Koo Bon-gil,
Kim Jeong-hwan (Korea Sports Promotion Foundation), and Kim Jun-ho (Hwaseong City Hall),
defeated Japan 45-45 in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games team event
held at the Hangzhou University of Electronics Gymnasium in China on the 28th. 26,
defeated Kazakhstan 45-41 in the semifinals and advanced to the finals. 스포츠토토
Korea will clash with China in the final scheduled for 7 p.m.
The Korean men’s saber team will challenge for its third consecutive gold medal in the Asian Games team event,
following the 2014 Incheon and 2018 Jakarta and Palembang competitions.
The current members are the same as those that won the gold medal in the team event at the Jakarta Games and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Korean men’s saber team, which boasts one of the best sabers in the world,
created a final match between Oh Sang-wook and Koo Bon-gil in the individual event of this tournament held on the 25th.
At that time, Oh Sang-wook won the championship by stopping Koo Bon-gil from losing four consecutive individual matches,
today they are aiming for the gold medal together.
Koo Bon-gil, who holds five gold medals at the Asian Games,
will join Park Tae-hwan (swimming), Nam Hyun-hee (fencing), Seo Jeong-gyun (horseback riding),
Yang Chang-hoon (archery), and Ryu Seo-yeon (bowling) if he wins the team event on this day,
the most gold medals ever for a Korean player at the Summer Asian Games. It becomes a list.
Sang-wook Oh is aiming to win two gold medals in the competition,
continuing the momentum of his first Asian Games individual gold medal.
In the women’s foil team event held next, Hong Se-na (Ansan City Hall), Hong Hyo-jin (Seongnam City Hall),
Chae Song-oh (Chungbuk Provincial Office), and Hong Seo-in (Seoul City Hall) worked together to advance to the finals,
Korean fencing won the men’s foil and women’s epee the day before.
Following this, expectations for a gold medal monopoly were raised on the second day of the team competition.
The women’s foil national team defeated Macau 45-10 in the quarterfinals and Hong Kong 45-25 in the semifinals.
Korea, which finished third in the Jakarta competition and failed to win its sixth consecutive Asian Games team event,
will face China in the final.