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South Korean cyclist Na Ah-reum wins fourth gold medal in Jakarta

South Korean cyclist Na Ah-reum wins fourth gold medal in Jakarta


Let’s give you the latest from Jakarta and
Palembang — the host cities for the 2018 Asian Games. And a female cyclist has become this year’s
star South Korean athlete… after winning her fourth gold medal in Indonesia. Won Jung-hwan reports. Cyclist Na Ah-reum made South Korean Asian
Games history on Friday,… becoming the country’s first rider to win four gold medals in a single
games. Na captured gold in the women’s Madison event
with her teammate Kim You-ri,… beating their opponents from Hong Kong by 15 points. Na earlier won the individual race and time
trial on the road, and picked up the team pursuit title on the track. With Friday’s gold,… Na has engraved her name among the country’s
all-time record Asian Games gold medalists along with Yang Chang-hoon and Yoo Jin-sun,
Hwang Sun-ok and Lee Na-young. South Korea claimed four medals on the track
on the final day of cycling action. Meanwhile, Team Korea claimed two more gold
medals on the judo mat on Friday. Gwak Dong-han won the men’s under-90 kilogram
and Kim Sung-min grabbed gold in the men’s over-100 kilogram division. Five South Koreans reached finals to compete
for gold,… but the other three had to settle for silver. With some disappointing losses on the final
day of the individual judo matches,… Team Korea will be going all out to win more
gold medals in Saturday’s mixed team events. On the water,… South Korea’s Ha Jee-min won gold in the men’s
sailing laser standard event. It’s Ha’s third straight gold in the men’s
laser standard after winning the same event in Guangzhou in 2010 and in Incheon four years
later. The national baseball team reached the gold
medal game for the third consecutive time on Friday,… beating China to close out the
super round. South Korea will face Japan in Saturday’s
final at 6PM, Korea time. In men’s football, South Korea take on Japan
in the gold medal match. That match kicks off on Saturday at 8:30PM,
Korea time. Won Jung-hwan, Arirang News.

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