[Asian Games] The first Korean MVPs in history are ‘three gold medal winners’ Kim Woo-min in swimming and Im Si-hyun in archery
Kim Woo-min (Swimming, Gangwon Provincial Office) and Im Si-hyun (Korea National Sport University) were selected as the most outstanding Korean athletes at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games,
which took place over 16 days.
The two players, who achieved three gold medals side by side,
also received the honor of being selected as the ‘Korean Best Player’ (MVP) at the Asian Games for the first time in history.
The Korea Sports Council announced at the tournament closing press conference held at the Korea Sports Council Sports Diplomacy Lounge at the Grand New Century Hotel in Hangzhou, China on the 8th that Kim Woo-min and Im Si-hyun were selected as Korea’s men’s and women’s MVPs.
This is the first time that the Sports Council has promoted the selection of Asian Games MVP among Korean players. 온라인카지노
After voting by the reporters who covered this tournament, Kim Woo-min and Im Si-hyun were selected as the best male and female players.
Kim Woo-min, the star of Korea’s mid- and long-distance management,
became the first Korean athlete to win three gold medals in this tournament.
Kim Woo-min teamed up with Hwang Sun-woo, Yang Jae-hoon (Gangwon Provincial Office),
Lee Ho-jun (Daegu Metropolitan City Hall) in the men’s 800m relay final on the 25th of last month to record a time of 7:01.73,
becoming the first Korean swimmer to win the Asian Games team gold medal. announced a fresh start.
Its Kim Woo-min, who also won the 800m freestyle final on the 28th with a time of 7 minutes 46.03 seconds,
also beat all competitors from Asian countries in the 400m freestyle final on the 29th (3 minutes 44.36 seconds) and was the first to hit the touchpad.
Following former Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Choi Yoon-hee (1982 New Delhi Games) and Park Tae-hwan (2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou Games),
he became the third Korean swimmer to achieve the feat of winning three Asian Games in a single event.
im Si-hyun, born in 2003, the youngest member of the archery team,
stood tall as Korea’s second triple gold medalist just before the competition closed.
Im Si-hyun, who shared the gold medal with her teammates in the mixed team event and women’s team event,
won her third gold medal by defeating Ansan (Gwangju Women’s University) with a set score of 6-0 in the women’s individual final on the 7th.
It has been 37 years since Im Si-hyun won three gold medals in archery at the Asian Games since Yang Chang-hoon (four gold medals),
Kim Jin-ho, and Park Jeong-ah (three gold medals) at the 1986 Seoul Games.
It has been nine years since the 2014 Incheon Games that a Korean athlete won the gold medal in the women’s individual archery event at the Asian Games.
This competition, which announced its opening on the 23rd of last month,
will hold a closing ceremony at 9pm on the 8th, Korean time, concluding the 16-day competition.