[Asian Games] Fencing Oh Sang-wook Defeats Koo Bon-gil, Aiming for 4th Consecutive Victory, to Win Gold in Men’s Saber Individual Event
Oh Sang-uk, avenging his loss by 1 point in the final five years ago, wins his first individual competition… Gu Bon-gil won a silver medal
The Oh Sang-uk (Daejeon Metropolitan City Hall), the star of the men’s fencing saber,
won the individual gold medal at the 2022 Hangzhou Games after overcoming the final match with national team senior Gu Bon-gil (Korea Sports Promotion Foundation),
who was challenging for his fourth consecutive Asian Games title. 바카라사이트
Oh Sang-uk won the men’s saber individual event finals at the competition held at the Hangzhou University of Electronics gymnasium in China on the 25th, defeating Gu Bon-gil 15-7.
Oh Sang-uk, who won the silver medal at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang,
the first Asian Games he participated in, losing by one point in the final match to Gu Bon-gil,
won the final match against Gu Bon-gil again after five years and won his first Asian Games individual performance won the championship.
Gu Bon-gil, who aimed to win the individual competition for the fourth time in a row following Guangzhou in 2010,
Incheon in 2014, and Jakarta and Palembang in 2018,
was unable to surpass Oh Sang-uk this time and took the silver medal.
Oh Sang-uk, who easily advanced into the medal zone by defeating Adel Almutairi (Saudi Arabia) 15-6 in the round of 16 and Musa Aymuratov (Uzbekistan) 15-11 in the quarterfinals,
also faced Mohammad Rahbari (Iran) in the semifinals.
We cruised to a comfortable win of 15-11.
After Oh Sang-uk scored two points first with a quick attack, Gu Bon-gil soon balanced the game,
a see-saw game continued in the beginning.
However, Oh Sang-uk, who was behind at 6-7, took the lead by making bold lunge movements using his height of over 190 cm, and scored 9 points, confirming the gold medal.
Korean fencing won two gold medals, two silver medals,
one bronze medal in the first two days of the competition.
The previous day, Choi In-jeong and Song Se-ra shared gold and silver medals in the women’s epee individual event.
On this day, Hong Se-na (Ansan City Hall) added gold and silver medals in the men’s saber individual event and bronze medals in the women’s foil individual event.
On the 26th, the last day of the individual exhibition,
the women’s saber and men’s epee individual exhibitions will be held.