Asian Games, Korean Rugby, Silver Medal for the First Time

[Asian Games] Korean rugby wins silver medal for the first time in 17 years…

Lost 7-14 to Hong Kong in the final, failing to win gold for the first time in 21 years.

The Korean rugby 7s national team’s bid to win the Asian Games gold medal for the first time in 21 years was thwarted on the brink of victory.

Rugby Team

The 7-a-side rugby team led by coach Lee Myung-geun lost 7-14 in the finals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games against Hong Kong held at the Changchen Campus Stadium of Hangzhou Normal University, Zhejiang Province, China on the 26th, earning a silver medal. 먹튀검증

It has been 17 years since the 2006 Doha Games that Korean rugby won a silver medal at the Asian Games.

The last Asian Games victory was in Busan in 2002.

Coach Lee, who played as a player at the time, drew up a starting lineup that day centered around veterans such as Kim Chan-ju (Korea University), Lee Jin-gyu, Jeong Yeon-sik (Hyundai Glovis),

Kim Nam-wook, Jang Yong-heung, Kim Hyun-soo, and Hwang In-jo (Korea Electric Power Corporation).

National Team

However, Hong Kong took the lead from the beginning of the game.

About 7 minutes after the start of the first half, the national team conceded 7 goals at once by conceding a try and a conversion kick, but in the early part of the second half, they allowed a try (5 points) to Liam Doherty and a conversion kick (2 points) to Russell Webb to make it 0-14. I was dragged away.

The national team counterattacked immediately.

Less than 3 minutes into the second half, ace Jang Yong-heung scored a try,

Kim Eui-tae (Korean Army Athletic Corps) also accurately kicked a conversion kick,

putting the national team up by 7 points.

However, other than that, they were unable to score any additional points and ended up only winning a silver medal.

Korea attempted to win its first gold medal in 21 years in this competition.

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