[Asian Games] Table Tennis and Rugby Clash Side by Side with ‘Great Wall of China’
At the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games on the 26th, the third day of the opening,
a match between Korea and China is scheduled in table tennis and rugby.
The Korean men’s table tennis team will face ‘Great Wall’ China in the finals of the men’s table tennis team event held at the Gungsu Canal Sports Park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China at 8 pm (Korean time) on the 26th.
Korea won 3-0 in the semifinals against Iran the day before and successfully advanced to the team finals of the Asian Games for the 10th time in a row since the 1986 Seoul Games. 카지노
China, the world’s strongest team, only won a bronze medal at the 1990 Beijing Games,
Korea (10 times) is ahead of China (8 times) in consecutive men’s table tennis team finals advancement records.
However, from the 1994 Hiroshima Games to the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games,
China defeated Korea and won the championship in 7 consecutive finals,
Korea is now challenging the ‘8 out of 7’ match.
In the seven-a-side rugby, a semifinal match is scheduled between Korea and China.
If they win the semifinal against China, which will be held at Hangzhou Normal University in Zhejiang Province, China at 12:15 pm on the 26th, they will play the final against the winner of the Hong Kong-Japan game that evening.
Korean rugby sevens is aiming for its first gold medal in 21 years since winning the 2002 Busan Asian Games.
Even if they overcome the wall of China, it is expected that the gateway to regaining hegemony in the Asian Games will be whether they can overcome Japan and Hong Kong,
which are considered favorites based on objective power.
In shooting, Jeong Yu-jin, Ha Gwang-cheol, and Kwak Yong-bin, who are competing in the men’s 10m running target mixed event,
aim to win two gold medals in the competition following the 10m running target normal team event on the 25th.
In yachting, one gold medal is ‘reserved’.
This is because Jo Won-woo of the men’s windsurfing RS:
In addition, in fencing, where Korean players competed in the individual finals for two days in a row,
Kwon Young-jun and Kim Jae-won in men’s epee, and Yoon Ji-su and Jeon Eun-hye in women’s saber,
shouting ‘Fencing Korea’ for three days in a row.