Fencer Yoon Ji Ji-soo (Seoul Metropolitan Government) and swimmer Kim Woo-min (Gangwon-do Province) will go for a double at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games under the full moon. Yoon will go for her second gold medal of the Games in the women’s sabre team event at 8 p.m. ET on Sept. 29 at the Hangzhou University of Electronic Arts Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China. The Korean fencer has been the driving force behind a steep climb to the top of the individual sabre standings. Kim Woo-min will also be looking for gold in the men’s 400-meter freestyle final, 30 minutes after Yoon Ji-soo. Kim, who won two gold medals in the 800-meter freestyle relay and 800-meter freestyle and a silver in the 1,500-meter freestyle, will become only the third South Korean to win an Asian Games triple, joining Choi Yun-hee (New Delhi 1982) and Park Tae-hwan (Doha 2006 and Guangzhou 2010).The esports League of Legends (LoL) team is on the verge of a historic first gold medal. The LoL team reached the final after defeating top-ranked China 2-0 in the semifinals the day before. Despite missing superstar Lee “Faker” Sang-hyuk (T1) due to illness and flu symptoms, the Korean team overcame China to clinch the ninth rung of the championship .After winning South Korea’s second ever Olympic gold medal in the men’s artistic gymnastics vault at Tokyo 2020, Shin Jae-hwan (Jecheon City Hall) hopes to repeat in the vault final at the Asian Games. After being sidelined for a while following a drunken assault on a taxi driver and suffering from panic disorder, Shin will use the Hangzhou Asian Games as a springboard to regain his momentum for next year’s Paris Olympics. At 6:30 p.m., the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center will host the women’s basketball match between North and South Korea. It will be the first inter-Korean matchup in team ball games at the Games .Five years ago at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, when inter-Korean relations were on the upswing, the two Koreas formed a single team, “Korea,” and won a silver medal. The matchup between South Korea’s top center Park Ji-soo and North Korea’s 205-centimeter center Park Jin-ah is expected to be a spirited one. South Korea’s top Go player Shin Shin-seo, who went on a tear in the quarterfinals after challenging for the individual title, 안전놀이터 will be looking to redeem herself in the team event, which begins today.

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