Standing atop the podium, the Taekwondo archers paid tribute to the fourth national team to miss out on gold. Lee Woo-seok (Kolon), Oh Jin-hyuk (Hyundai Steel) and Kim Jeduk (Yecheon County Office) of the South Korean men’s archery team defeated India 5-1 in the men’s team archery final at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games on Saturday at the Fuyang Throat Sports Center Archery Range in Hangzhou, China. It was the first men’s team gold medal for Korean archery at an Asian Games in 13 years. When they met with the media in the joint press area (Mix Zone) after the ceremony, they thanked Kim Woo-jin (Cheongju City Government) as if they had made a promise .Kim Woo-jin is considered the best archer in the world beyond Korea. He has won nine gold medals at the World Championships alone. He has won most of the gold medals at the World Championships since the 2010s, and is ranked third in the world, the highest among South Korean archers. However, Kim Woo-jin didn’t qualify for the tournament. He finished fourth in the qualifying round, the lowest finish for a South Korean athlete .After taking a break from the ‘ace’ title, Kim devoted herself to her team in ‘Yinji’.Whenever his teammates were competing, he would cheer them on from the stands. When Lee Woo-seok won the mixed team event, he took on the “chore” of carrying his team’s Kolon cap to the mix zone .Even though the press was watching from the sidelines, he didn’t seem to be embarrassed at all and shouted, “Woo-seok, take this hat from Kolon!” making everyone laugh. He was also spotted running around at a fast pace while carrying the telescope tripod used by the coaching staff. From “eldest brother” Oh Jin-hyuk to Kim Woo-jin, they expressed their gratitude. “Kim Woo-jin, who didn’t play in the team event, suffered so much to support us, and I want to say thank you so much,” said Oh Jin-hyuk .Lee Woo-seok also thanked Kim Woo-jin, saying, “Kim Woo-jin supported us a lot and cheered the loudest and hardest,” adding, “That really helped us. “Kim Jeduk also said, “Kim Woo-jin cares a lot about me at the Jincheon Athletes’ Village, managing my juniors and teaching me one more thing,” adding, 스포츠토토 “I am grateful to my three brothers.”

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