[Asian Games] Korean women’s handball defeats China and advances to finals… Secure the silver medal
The Korean women’s handball team advanced to the finals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and secured a silver medal.
The Korea won 30-23 against China in the women’s handball semifinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Zhejiang University of Science and Technology gymnasium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 3rd.
Korea, which won the 2014 Incheon and 2018 Jakarta/Palembang Games,
will challenge for its third consecutive Asian Games gold medal in this tournament. 카지노
Korea’s opponent in the finals is the winner of the subsequent match between Japan and Kazakhstan.
The finals will be held at the same location on the 5th at 6 PM (Korean time).
Korea, the strongest team in Asia, has won seven out of eight competitions, from the 1990 Beijing Games,
when women’s handball was adopted as an official Asian Games event,
to the 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Games.
The only time they did not win was the bronze medal at the 2010 Guangzhou Games.
Korea, led by coach Henrik Signel (Sweden), took the lead early in the first half of the day by taking a 5-1 lead thanks to two 7m throws by Ryu Eun-hee (Hungary) and a goal by Kang Gyeong-min (Gwangju Urban Development Corporation).
However, China also steadily pursued, led by Jin Mengqing, who scored 4 goals in the first half alone,
finished the first half only 1 point behind at 15-14.
China gained momentum in the first attack of the second half when Gong Lei scored to tie the score at 15-15.
The cheering of the Chinese home fans filling the gymnasium grew louder.
Korea took a breather by making it 17-15 with consecutive scores from Kang Kyung-min and Kim Seon-hwa (Daegu City Hall),
Ryu Eun-hee widened the gap by scoring a 3-goal lead, 20-17,
around the 8th minute of the second half.
In the 10th minute of the second half, when China was again trailing by 2 goals,
Kim Sun-hwa and Kim Bo-eun (Samcheok City Hall) opened the opponent’s goal in succession and created a 4-goal difference, solidifying the victory.
For Korea, main gun Ryu Eun-hee scored 7 goals,
Lee Mi-kyung (Busan Facility Corporation) scored 6 goals, and Kang Kyung-min also scored 5 goals.