(clockwise from top right), So Chae-won and Cho Soo-ah pose for a photo with the medal winners
during the award ceremony for the women’s team event at the Archery Compound during the
Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Fuyang Throat Sports Center Archery Range in Hangzhou, China, on Oct. 5.
After winning silver in the mixed event and bronze in the women’s team event at the Hangzhou 2022
Asian Games, Korean archery team’s women’s compound archer So Chae-won (26, Hyundai Mobis)
is determined to win gold in the individual event.
On Friday, the Korean archer, along with Oh Yoo-hyun (34, North Jeolla Province) and Cho Soo-ah
(22, Hyundai Mobis), defeated Indonesia in the bronze medal match of the women’s compound archery team event.
So, who won gold in the women’s team event and silver in the mixed event at the Jakarta-Palembang
Games five years ago, added two more medals in Hangzhou. She won silver in the mixed event with
Joo Jae-hoon (Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power) on Thursday and bronze in the women’s team event on Friday.
“I was very disappointed to lose the quarterfinal match against Chinese Taipei,” So said, “but the
bronze medal match was right around the corner, so I couldn’t dwell on it. (Oh) Yoo Hyun encouraged
me to ‘do my best until the end’. Thanks to her, I was able to pull myself together and win the bronze medal.”
Of Korea competes against Chinese Taipei during the women’s compound archery team competition
quarterfinal at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Fuyang Throat Sports Center Archery Range
on Friday in Hangzhou, China. 카지노사이트랭크 The women’s archery compound team lost to
Chinese Taipei in the semifinals earlier in the day before beating Indonesia in the bronze medal match.
“Still, I wanted to share the joy of the gold medal with Yoo Hyun and (Cho) Suah, and I’m sorry that I
didn’t perform as well as I should have,” she said.
With one more medal, So Chae-won became the most decorated Korean compound athlete at the
Asian Games. She also has a fifth medal on the line.
There are five medals up for grabs at the compound, including the men’s and women’s individual
events, the men’s and women’s team events, and the mixed event. After finishing second overall and
first in the country in qualifying, So qualified for the individual, team, and mixed events.
So made it to the final in the women’s compound event, where she will compete for gold against Jyoti Surekha Bennam (India) on Sunday.
The women’s compound archery team of So Chae-won (26), Cho Soo-ah (22-over Hyundai Mobis)
and Oh Yoo-hyun (34, Jeonbuk-do) won a bronze medal at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
Who has yet to stand on the podium at the Games, is determined to put that disappointment behind her in the individual final.
“I won a silver and bronze medal, but I want to win a gold medal in the individual event,” So said. “I
was lacking in the mixed and team events. I want to make sure that this doesn’t happen in the
individual final. So, I will definitely win the gold medal.” 고스톱