Lee Woo-seok (Kolon) and Jung Da-somi (Hyundai Department Store) were crowned men’s and women’s champions at the Hyundai Jeongmong Goobae Korea Archery Championships 2023, the country’s most prestigious archery competition. Lee won the gold medal in the men’s individual event with a 6-5 (30-28 28-29 30-30 29-27 27-29 <10X-10>) victory over Koo Dae-rae (Cheongju City Hall) in the final on the final day of competition at the War Memorial Peace Plaza in Yongsan-gu, Seoul on Wednesday. Lee is the only one of the eight men’s and eight women’s Taekwondo archers competing at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games, which begin in 20 days, to reach the semifinals and win a title, setting the stage for a strong showing in Hangzhou .In the men’s bronze medal match, Park Sun-woo (Seoul Metropolitan Government) defeated Choi Hyun-taek (Seowon University) 6-5 (28-28 27-28 28-27 30-28 27-29 <9-8>) to stand on the podium. In the women’s final earlier in the day, Jung Dasomi won the title with a 7-3 (30-28 28-27 27-29 29-29 29-27) victory over Yoo Soo-ju (Hyundai Department Store).In the women’s third place match, Oh Ye-Jin (Gwangju Women’s University) defeated Lim Doo-Na (LH) 6-4 (29-26 29-29 29-30 30-28 29-29) to win the bronze medal .Lee Woo-seok and Jung Da-somi will each receive 100 million won in prize money .Most of the men and women who will compete at the Hangzhou Asian Games in 2023 were eliminated without even reaching the semifinals, underscoring the fact that domestic competition is more difficult than international competition for the ‘strongest’ Korean archers Three-time Tokyo 2020 Olympic champion An An (Gwangju Women’s University) was knocked out in the round of 64, while the “youngest ace” of the current women’s team, Lim Im-hyun (Korea Gymnastics University), made an early exit in the round of 32.Choi Mi-sun (Gwangju Bank) packed her bags in the round of 16 and Kang Chae-young in the quarterfinals. On the men’s side, “eldest brothers” Oh Jin-hyuk (Hyundai Steel) and Kim Woo-jin (Cheongju City Hall) were eliminated in the round of 64 side by side, while two-time Tokyo Olympian Kim Jeduk (Yecheon County Hall) lost to Lee Woo-seok in the quarterfinals. The top prize in Korea, the Jung Mong Goobae, has been held three times since its inaugural edition in 2016, with different winners in 2019 and this year’s edition .In the men’s compound, Choi Yong-hee (Hyundai Steel) defeated Kim Jong-ho (Hyundai Steel) 147-147<10X-10> to win the title. The gold medal in the women’s compound went to Oh Yoo-hyun (Jeonbuk Provincial Office), who defeated Song Yoon-soo (Hyundai Mobis) 148-145.On the final day, a total of 2,000 spectators attended the Peace Plaza specialty sabre range, demonstrating the heightened excitement for archery ahead of the Asian Games .Fans were captivated by the sport of archery in early autumn, cheering in awe at the athletes’ near-magical bow skills as the in-house announcer, Rio 2016 double Olympic champion Jang Hye-jin (retired), shouted out “Ten!” (10 points).To popularize the sport, the Korea Archery Association has been holding the Jeong Mong Gubae Final Tournament at “landmarks” in each city. The first tournament was held at Peace Plaza in Seoul Olympic Park and the second at Centum 카지노사이트 Plaza in Busan.

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