Korean Archery Advances to Men’s and Women’s Team Finals

‘World’s best’ Korean archery advances to men’s and women’s team finals at home World Cup

Finals on the 26th… Challenge to sweep gold medals ahead of the Olympics.

Korean archery, the ‘best in the world’, is attempting to sweep the gold medals in the men’s and women’s team event at the World Cup held at home.

Im Si-hyun (Korea National Sport University), Jeon Hoon-young (Incheon City Hall), and Nam Su-hyeon (Suncheon City Hall) defeated Indonesia 5-3 (58-57) in the semifinals of the recurve women’s team event on the third day of the 2024 Hyundai Archery World Cup 2nd Competition held at Jinho International Archery Range in Yecheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 23rd.

They defeated the team 56-58 57-54 55-55 and advanced to the finals. 바카라사이트

The women’s national team defeated Malaysia 6-0 (57-53 59-51 58-52) in the round of 16 and Italy 5-3 (57-57 54-55 56-49 54-49) in the quarterfinals.

The men’s recurve team’s Kim Woo-jin (Cheongju City Hall), Kim Je-deok (Yecheon County Office), and Lee Woo-seok (Kolon) also advanced to the finals by showing off their overwhelming skills in the team event.

The men’s national team defeated Indonesia 6-0 (57-55 57-54 55-52) in the round of 16 and Japan 6-2 (58-55 54-55 58-55 58-57) in the quarterfinals in the semifinals.

They defeated Italy 5-1 (58-55 57-57 56-55).

On the morning of the 26th, the finals of the women’s recurve team event and the men’s recurve team event will be held in order.

The finals of the men’s and women’s recurve individual and mixed competitions begin on the 24th.

In the preliminaries held on the 22nd, in the women’s division, ‘Ace’ Im Si-hyeon ranked 1st overall (685 points), Jeon Hoon-young ranked 2nd (680 points), and Nam Soo-hyun ranked 13th (666 points).

In the men’s division, ‘eldest brother’ Kim Woo-jin advanced to the tournament in second place overall (689 points), Lee Woo-seok in fourth place (684 points), and Kim Je-deok in 13th place (678 points).

Im Si-hyeon and Kim Woo-jin will compete in the mixed match as a pair.

This competition, which has been held in Yecheon, Gyeongbuk since the 21st, is the last international competition held in Korea before the Paris Olympics, which opens in July.

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