Women’s archery wins sixth straight Asian title, qualifies for Paris Olympics

South Korea’s women’s archery team won the team title at the 2023 Asian Archery Championships and qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.The team of Choi Im-hyun (Korea Gymnastics University), An An (Gwangju Women’s University) and Choi Mi-sun (Gwangju Bank) defeated China 6-2 (56-53 60-55 53-55 57-55) in the women’s team final on the final day of the tournament in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday.It was Korea’s sixth consecutive women’s team title at the tournament.After failing to qualify for the team event at the World Championships in Berlin in August, the women’s team had only earned one Olympic berth through the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, but with this victory, they now have all three.The men’s team already had three tickets in hand after winning the team title in Berlin.South Korea showed its dominance by sweeping all events.

The men’s team of Kim Woo-jin (Cheongju City), Lee Woo-seok (Kolon), and Kim Jeduk (Yecheon County) won the men’s team title with a 6-2 (58-56 54-57 58-53 59-53) victory over Kazakhstan.Kim Woo-jin and Choi Mi-sun won the men’s and women’s individual titles.Choi Mi-sun won the gold medal after defeating three-time Hangzhou Games champion Lim Im-hyun 6-5 (30-30 27-28 28-27 29-28 28-29 <10-9>) in a shootout in the final.In the men’s individual event, Lee Woo-seok finished third behind Kim Woo-jin.In the mixed event, Lee Woo-seok and Lim Im-hyun won the title over China.South Korea took home five gold, one silver, and one bronze medal.Earlier in the day, South Korea won one gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the compound archery final.The Korean team of Choi Yong-hee, Kim Jong-ho (formerly of Hyundai Steel), and Yang Jae-won won the men’s team final, defeating Kazakhstan 234-232.In the men’s individual event, Kim Jong-ho narrowly lost to Andrei Chuchun (Kazakhstan) in the final, 144-146, to claim the silver medal.Yang Jae-won and So Chae-won (Hyundai Mobis) shared bronze in the mixed team event and Cho Soo-ah (Hyundai Mobis), 온라인카지노 Oh Yoo-hyun (Jeonbuk Provincial Office) and So Chae-won in the women’s team event.

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