All posts tagged "gold medal"

  • Kim Yeon-koung leads the   celebration  after defeating China. (Yonhap)
    South Korea dominates major team sports in Asian Games

    Picks up gold in football, basketball and volleyball INCHEON (Yonhap) — South Korea enjoyed a huge day in major team sports on Thursday, picking up gold medals in football, volleyball and basketball. The men’s football team prevailed...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • 14-year-old Park Sung-bin became the youngest South Korean gold medalist. (Yonhap)
    South Korea wins 10 gold medals in 1 day

    14-year-old Park Sung-bin becomes the youngest South Korean gold medalist in sailing South Korea bagged 10 gold medals at the Incheon Asian Games Tuesday. It was the country’s biggest one-day haul at this year’s Games. Four of the...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • South korea's Kim Jae-bum celebrates his victory over Kazakhstan's Aziz Kalkamanuly during the men's Judo team contest for gold medal at the 17th Asian Games Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
    Asian Games: Quadruple-double day for South Korea

    Kim Jae-bum, Jung Jin-sun, Lee Ra-jin, Hwang Young-shik all win second gold medal On the fourth day of the Incheon Asian Games, four South Korean athletes became double gold medal winners. Judo’s Kim Jae-bum, the winner of the men’s...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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  • Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa
    Lee Sang-hwa ‘favorite of advertisers’

    By Kim Rahn Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa has become much sought after in the advertising sector after winning her gold medal in the women’s speed skating 500-meter event at the Sochi Winter Olympics. With an image...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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