Women's Table Tennis North and South Korea Complete Victory

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    Women's Table Tennis North and South Korea Complete Victory... ‘Golden Smashing’ Sfter 21 Years



    Hangzhou Asian Games doubles Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee 4 to 1, first AG gold since the 2002 Busan Games.


    Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee won the North-South table tennis match, giving Korea its first Asian Games gold medal in 21 years.


    Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee defeated North Korea's Cha Soo-young and Park Soo-kyung 4-1 (11-6 11-4 10-12 12-10 11- 3) and won the gold medal. 바카라


    This is the first time that a Korean player has won a gold medal at the Asian Games since the men's doubles pairing of Lee Cheol-seung and Yoo Seung-min and the women's doubles pairing of Seok Eun-mi and Lee Eun-sil at the Busan Games in 2002.


    This gold medal is the first gold medal won by Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee at the Asian Games.


    Following the 2021 Doha Asian Championships, they teamed up to win the women's doubles gold medal at the Asian Games, proving once again that they are the world's best doubles team.


    The reason Korean table tennis suffered from a gold medal drought was because of China's high walls.


    The team of Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee enjoyed the good fortune of reaching the finals without having to face a Chinese player.


    As the 'best table tennis' Chinese teams were all eliminated in the quarterfinals.


    They met North Korea in the finals and became the protagonists of the first inter-Korean confrontation in this tournament.


    It has been 33 years since the men's team event at the 1990 Beijing Games that South and North Korea faced each other in the final at the Asian Games table tennis.


    It was also the first North-South final match in all events at this competition.


    In a match where the pressure was not small, Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee rewrote Korean table tennis history with their overwhelming performance.


    From the first game, they overwhelmed North Korea with their power and speed.


    They won games 1 and 2 easily, but lost game 3 to North Korea's counterattack.


    Still, Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee did not waver.


    They regained momentum by winning game 4 at the end of a deuce match, and took an early 5-0 lead in game 5.


    At the final match point, after a long rally, the opponent's ball was caught in the net and the game was decided.


    Meanwhile, the Korean roller skating speed men's national team suffered an upset loss after a player who mistakenly thought he had won won the event and held a hasty celebration.


    The national team, consisting of Choi In-ho, Choi Kwang-ho, and Jeong Cheol-won, held a ceremony right in front of the finish line in the final of the competition held at the Qiantang Roller Sports Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, before allowing Taiwan to come back from behind.