“Fighting game legend” Kim Kwan-woo, 44, has won gold in Street Fighter V at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games .Kim defeated Chinese Taipei’s Hsiang-Yu Lin in the Street Fighter V final on Sunday at the Hangzhou Esports Center in Hangzhou, China, with a set score of 4-3.Kim, who has been playing fighting games for more than 30 years, became the first champion of the genre .With esports becoming an official sport at the Games, this is the first gold medal won by a Korean team in the sport. Earlier, Kwak Jun-hyuk (23-KT Rolster) won bronze in FC Online, giving Korean esports its first ever Asian Games medal .Kim Kwan-woo and Xiang Yeo-lin battled to the bitter end on the day. In the first set, Kim Kwan-woo chose Vega and Xiang Yeo-lin chose Lucia. Kim Kwan-woo dropped the first game, but landed back-to-back kills in the next two games to take the first set .Xiang Yeorin switched to Luke in the second set, and from a distance, she was able to block Kim Kwan-woo’s Vega with a series of suppressive moves to bring the set score back to 1-1 and take the third set. Kim Kwan-woo used his focus to level the score by taking the fourth set, and then switched back to Lucia in the fifth, unleashing a flurry of combo moves to win the set. However, Chinese Taipei won the sixth set for the second time in a row to level the set at 3:3.The gold medal was on the line in the deciding seventh set. Kim Kwan-woo dominated in game one, hitting a series of technical shots to take the lead for Chinese Taipei .Hsiang-Yu Lin tried to fight back in game two, but Kim remained calm and defended well, 스포츠토토존 constantly draining her opponent’s stamina to win game two and claim the gold medal.