S. Korea Adds Gold Medals in Bowling, Soft Tennis, Sailing, Wrestling

Write : 2014-09-30 20:09:49 Update : 2014-10-01 12:08:29

S. Korea Adds Gold Medals in Bowling, Soft Tennis, Sailing, Wrestling

On the 12th day of the Incheon Asian Games on Tuesday, South Korea's first triple gold medalist and youngest gold medalist of the games were crowned.
 
In bowling, Lee Na-young became the country's first athlete to win three gold medals in Incheon by winning the women's all-events, scoring a total of five-thousand-132 points in the individual, duo, triple and five-member team competitions combined. She finished first in the duo and triple events as well.
 
In soft tennis, South Korea’s Kim Hyeong-jun beat Edi Kusdaryanto of Indonesia to capture the gold in the men’s singles, while Kim Bo-mi won gold in the women’s singles, defeating Chen Hui of China.
 
Meanwhile, South Korea grabbed four golds and one bronze in sailing. In the optimist - men's one person dinghy sailing event, Park Sung-bin, a 14-year-old skipper, picked up the gold to become the youngest gold medalist in the country's 831-member delegation. Ha Jee-min won the gold in the men's laser race, successfully defending his Asiad title. Kim Chang-ju and Kim Ji-hoon claimed gold in the men's 470 two-person dinghy event. Another men's duo of Kim Keun-soo and Song Min-jae won the gold medal in the hobie-16 open multihull category. Lee Na-kyung and Choi Seo-eun grabbed the bronze in the women's 420 two-person dinghy event, trailing Singapore and Malaysia.

In wrestling, Jung Ji-hyun seized the gold in the men's Greco-Roman 71-kilogram class.  

South Korea picked up one silver and two bronze medals in taekwondo. Yoon Jeong-yeon lost to Huang Yun Wen of Taiwan in the women's 53-kilogram event to win a silver, while Song Young-geon and Shin Yeong-rae finished third in the men's 74- and 87-kilogram events.

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