S.Korea in 2nd Place in Asian Games Medal Tally

  • By Chang Min-seok

    September 27, 2023 12:30

    South Korea is currently in second place in the overall medal standings at the Asian Games in Hangzhou as of Tuesday. Korea is just behind China, which has won 53 gold, 29 silver and 13 bronze medals, while Japan is third with eight gold, 20 silver and 19 bronze medals.
    North Korea has won three silver and two bronze medals so far to rank 15th.
    Taekwondo player Park Hye-jin reacts at the final of the women's 53-kg event at the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Tuesday. /Yonhap
    With medals mostly coming from disciplines like fencing and swimming so far, Korea on Tuesday added one more gold medal in taekwondo.
    Park Hye-jin grabbed gold in the women's 53-kg competition. Her gold-medal finish came after Kim Yu-jin won bronze in the women's 57-kg competition earlier in the day.
    South Korean shooters pose with their gold medals at the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Tuesday. From left, Kwak Yong-bin, Jeong You-jin and Ha Kwang-chul. /Yonhap
    Another gold medal came from the shooting trio of Ha Kwang-chul, Jeong You-jin and Kwak Yong-bin in the men's 10-m running target mixed run team event.
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