An San and teenager Kim Je Deok paired as much as lead South Korea to a gold medal within the Olympic debut of archery’s combined staff occasion on the Tokyo Video games
TOKYO — An San and teenager Kim Je Deok paired as much as lead South Korea to a gold medal within the Olympic debut of archery’s combined staff occasion on the Tokyo Video games.
What’s extra, it was the twenty fourth Olympic gold medal for South Korea’s archery program, matching brief monitor pace skating for many by the nation in a selected sport.
The American staff of Mackenzie Brown and Brady Ellison was eradicated within the first spherical by Indonesia.
The way forward for archery is actually shiny for South Korea, with An simply 20 and Kim solely 17. They posted the best qualifying scores within the rating around the day earlier than, with An setting an Olympic document.
An sealed the win Saturday with a rating of “9” on her remaining arrow.
The matches within the combined staff occasion are determined by a set system. Every set consists of 4 arrows and the staff with the very best rating earns two factors (they break up a degree on ties). The primary staff to attain 5 set factors wins the match.
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