Running for 1st place in overall ranking

The men’s sabre team and women’s epee team won the team events at the 2024 Asian Fencing Championships.

The men’s sabre team, consisting of Oh Sang-wook (Daejeon Metropolitan City Hall), Gu Bon-gil (Korea Sports Promotion Foundation), Park Sang-won (Daejeon Metropolitan City Hall), and Ha Han-sol (Seongnam City Hall), won the gold medal by defeating Iran 45-26 in the team event final held in Kuwait City, Kuwait on the 25th (local time).

With this, Korea has won the men’s sabre team event at the Asian Championships for the fourth consecutive time.

The national team defeated Saudi Arabia 45-31 in the quarterfinals of the team event and Hong Kong 45-37 in the semifinals. In the final, they defeated Iran and stood on the highest podium.

Oh Sang-wook, who won the gold medal in the men’s sabre individual event, became the two-time champion of the competition. He said through the Korea Fencing Association, “I’m so happy to have won a gold medal in the team event following the individual event. This is the last competition before the Olympics, and I could feel that we have become stronger.” The 슬롯사이트

women’s epee team, consisting of Choi In-jeong (Gyeryong City Hall), Kang Young-mi (Gwangju Seo-gu Office), Lee Hye-in (Gangwon Provincial Office), and Song Se-ra (Busan City Hall), also defeated China 42-41 in an overtime match in the finals, succeeding in winning the competition for the fourth consecutive time.

The national team defeated Taiwan 45-34 in the quarterfinals and Japan 45-31 in the semifinals. In the final, they won by one point after a tough match against China, and maintained their top spot. Song Se-ra said, “I’m so happy. I think I’ll be able to prepare with a good feeling since I won a gold medal before the Olympics.” Korea, which added two gold medals on this day, maintained its top spot in the overall rankings of this competition (4 gold medals, 1 silver medal, 3 bronze medals). 토토사이트

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