[Asian Games] Compound archery So Chae-won advances to women’s individual finals
Joo Jae-hoon and Yang Jae-won fail to advance to the men’s individual finals… ‘Family fight’ over bronze medal
Chae-won So (Hyundai Mobis) secured a silver medal in the women’s individual compound archery event at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
So Chae-won defeated Rati Gilizati Fadli 145-142 in the semifinals of the women’s compound archery individual event held at the Fuyang Inhu Sports Center archery range in Hangzhou, China on the 3rd and advanced to the finals. 안전놀이터
If So Chae-won wins the final, Korea will produce a second consecutive gold medalist in this event,
following Choi Bo-min at the 2014 Incheon Games.
The compound individual competition was not held at the 2018 Jakarta/Palembang competition.
So Chae-won will compete for the gold medal with India’s Jyoti Surekha Bennam on the 7th.
The men’s compound team secured a bronze medal in the individual event.
In the semifinals held on this day, Korea’s Joo Jae-hoon (Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power) and Yang Jae-won (Managing Director) were both eliminated,
resulting in a ‘family battle’ in the third place match.
In the semifinals, Joo Jae-hoon lost to India’s Abhishek Verma 145-147,
Yang Jae-won also lost to India’s Oyas Praveen Deotale 146-150.
Joo Jae-hoon and Yang Jae-won will compete for the bronze medal on the 7th.
This is the first time that Korean compound archery has won a men’s individual medal at the Asian Games.
He failed to win a medal at the 2014 Incheon Games,
the compound individual event was not held at the 2018 Jakarta/Palembang Games.
Korea won its first men’s gold medal in this event in the team event at the Jakarta-Palembang Games.
Unlike Korea, which boasts overwhelming skills in recurve, an Olympic sport,
skills in compounding are standardized around the world.