Korea’s Asian Games MVPs are ‘triple gold medalists’
Korea’s Asian Games MVPs are ‘triple gold medalists’ Kim Woo-min and Lim Si Hyun
Swimming’s Kim Woo-min and archery’s Lim Im-hyun have been named the best performing South Korean male and female athletes at the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Today (Aug. 8), the Korean Olympic Committee announced that Kim Woo-min and Lim Im-hyun were named the men’s and women’s MVPs of the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
This is the first time that a Korean athlete has been selected as the MVP of an Asian Games.
Kim Woo-min, a prominent Korean middle and long-distance runner, became the first Korean athlete to win three titles at the Games.
Kim joined Hwang Sun-woo, Yang Jae-hoon, and Lee Ho-joon in the men’s 800-meter freestyle relay final on March 25, clocking a time of 7:01.73 to win the first team gold medal in Korean swimming history at an Asian Games.
He also touched first in the 800-meter and 400-meter freestyle finals to finish atop the Asian standings.
The archery team’s Lim Im-hyun became Korea’s second triple winner at the Games.
After sharing gold medals with her teammates in the mixed team and women’s team events, 온라인카지노 she also won the women’s individual final to claim her third gold medal.
In addition, the athletes were awarded the Fighting Spirit, Achievement, and Encouragement Awards.
The Fighting Spirit Award went to Ahn Se-young, a two-time women’s badminton champion who battled through injury.
The Achievement Award went to Shin Yubin, who teamed up with Jeon Jeon-hee to win the women’s table tennis doubles.
The Encouragement Award went to Moon Kang-ho, a “sixth-grade” skateboarder, and Lee Eun-ji, who won a bronze medal in the women’s 200-meter backstroke.