Ansan (Gwangju Women’s University) and Kim Jae-deok (Yecheon County Office), who competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the youngest members of the Korean archery team and won the gold medal in the mixed event, challenge to ‘recreate the glory of Tokyo’ at the Hangzhou Asian Games. do.
The final 2nd evaluation match for the national archery team to select ‘Taegeuk Archers’ to compete in the 2023 World Archery Championships and Asian Games was concluded at the Wonju Archery Field on the afternoon of the 21st.
On this day, four male and female recurve and compound players were selected to compete in the two international competitions, Ansan placed second in the female recurve and Kim Je-deok placed third in the male recurve, earning tickets to Hangzhou.
Ansan won three gold medals in archery for the first time in history at the Tokyo Olympics, and put its name on the ‘new archery genealogy’ of Korean women’s archery.
Even after the Olympics, Ansan, who has maintained its top-notch skills without wavering, such as winning two gold medals in the mixed and team events at the 2021 Yankton World Championships, has passed the national team evaluation match for three consecutive years and is about to challenge for the first time in its life.
At the post-game press conference, Ansan said, “It seems that I had an overall unsatisfactory match in the first and second evaluation matches.” I will have more fun in the game with the goal of achieving good grades.”
During the Tokyo Olympics, Ansan was the youngest in the national team, but not at the Asian Games. Im Si-hyeon (Korea National Sport University), who finished first in the evaluation match, is now the youngest member of the women’s recurve team.
When Si-hyeon, who was sitting next to him, said, “Looking at the older sisters, I thought they were cool and wanted to imitate them.” Ansan said, “If we get along well together, I think I’ll have something to advise. As the youngest, we’ll help each other and do our best.” 스포츠토토
Kim Jae-deok’s ‘Fighting!’ The sound was louder that day.
Kim Je-deok, who was a high school student, chose to join the unemployment team instead of going to college.
Kim Je-deok said, “Kim Je-deok in 2022 was a student, and Kim Je-deok in 2023 has grown even more as he became an adult.” I will repay you with good grades.”