‘Powerhouse’ Korea women’s handball aims for gold over Japan

AG seeks third straight gold medal in seven of eight Games
Only Olympic champion from an Asian country

South Korean women’s handball is one of the most competitive sports in the game.

They are Asia’s only Olympic gold medalist, winning back-to-back titles at Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992.

While the sport has faded from the world stage, 한국야동 it is still considered a powerhouse in Asia.

MyInfo, the official information site of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games, previewed the women’s handball event on Feb. 22 and said, “Japan will be hoping to end South Korea’s gold medal dominance.

Of the several contenders to take down the overwhelming favorite, Japan has the strongest lineup.

“South Korean women’s handball, which qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics, has long been an Asian powerhouse. They are the strongest favorites to win the tournament in Hangzhou.”

Women’s handball has been a part of the Asian Games since the 1990 Beijing Games, a year later than men. The women won five consecutive titles between then and Doha 2006.

They settled for bronze at Guangzhou 2010, but returned to the top of the podium at Incheon 2014 and Jakarta-Palembang 2018. In total, she has won seven gold medals in eight Asian Games.

Standout athlete Ryu Eun-hee (Gyorgyi, Hungary) also took note.

“The experienced captain has scored 297 goals in 83 international matches. 성인웹툰 She is the only Korean player to play for a European club.”

Japan also remained in the top four in Asia. They won back-to-back silver medals in Guangzhou and Incheon, and bronze in Jakarta and Palembang.

The organizing committee took note of the one-point victory between South Korea and Japan at the Paris 2024 Olympic Qualification last month. South Korea won in dramatic fashion, 25-24, to qualify for their 11th consecutive Olympic Games.

It will be interesting to see if Japan can use that loss as motivation to end Korea’s dominance.

South Korea, who are in Group A, will play their first game against Uzbekistan on the 25th. They will then face Thailand on the 27th and Kazakhstan on the 30th.

Meanwhile, host China won the only gold medal at the Guangzhou Games on home soil. 19가이드03

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