The Korean Taekwondo team will participate in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games with the pride of being the home country.
The Taegeuk Warriors will compete fiercely for a total of 13 gold medals, starting with the men’s and women’s individual Poomsae competition held at the Lin’an Sports and Culture Exhibition Center in Hangzhou, China on the 24th.
On the 24th, the first day of Taekwondo competition, we will aim for both gold medals in Poomsae.
Kang Wan-jin (Hongcheon-gun Office), who won the gold medal in the men’s team event at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games, will challenge for victory in the men’s individual event, and Cha Ye-eun (Kyung Hee University) will challenge for victory in the women’s individual event.
Poomsae is a sport that is competed in a stadium that is 12 meters wide and 12 meters long, and the score is calculated based on the average score of 5 of the 7 judges, excluding the highest and lowest scores.메이저사이트
In this event, the gap in skill between Korea and other countries is so large that, barring any surprises, it is expected that the team will win the gold medal without difficulty.
The competition starts on the 25th. Jang Jun (Korea Gas Corporation) in the men’s 58kg class attempts to win his first gold medal in sparring.
Jang Jun is the undisputed ace of Korean Taekwondo, and has solidified his position as the world’s best player by winning a gold medal at the 2022 World Taekwondo Federation (WT) World Grand Prix Final held in December last year.
Hojun Jin (Suwon City Hall) in the men’s 68kg class and Woohyuk Park (Samsung S1) in the men’s 80kg class, who will be competing on the 27th, are considered medal candidates.
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Jin Ho-jun is a promising star for Korean Taekwondo, having won a silver medal in his first appearance at the World Championships held last May. Park Woo-hyuk was the world championship champion last year.
On the 28th, Lee Da-bin (Seoul City Hall), the silver medalist in the women’s over-67kg class at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, will challenge for the championship.
Although he has been shaken by recent injuries and poor physical condition, he is still commanding the world stage as a powerhouse in his weight class.
Korea is also aiming to win the mixed team event, which is making its debut at this tournament.
In the team competition held on the 25th, a total of 4 people, 2 men and 2 women, will form a team and compete in a one-on-one match.
Entry criteria are based on body weight. The combined weight of two men must not exceed 160 kg, and the combined weight of two women must not exceed 135 kg.
In Korea, Park Woo-hyuk, Seo Geon-woo (Korea National Sport University), Lee Da-bin and Kim Jan-di (Samsung S-One) are scheduled to participate in the team event.