A ceremony was held for the Korean athletes ahead of the opening of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, which is now just 10 days away.
From the eldest bridge representative at 73 years old to the youngest chess representative at 11 years old, the players pledged to do well in unison.
Athletes wearing casual white uniforms gathered for the finals ceremony with excitement.
The oldest, Lim Hyeon, and the youngest, Kim Sarang, are about the same age as a grandmother and granddaughter. 지울프-토토
Although the age difference is 62 years, they are colleagues wearing the Taegeuk symbol side by side.
Lim Hyun / National bridge representative (73 years old):
This opportunity has come as a surprise gift of life.
I think I should never lose sight of what I know as much as possible.]
Sarang Kim / National Chess Team (11 years old):
I want to spread the word about Korean chess by wearing an Asian Games medal around my neck.]
Hwang Seon-woo, a swimming star who is raising expectations, is confident of setting a new relay record.
Hwang Seon-woo / National swimming team:
Since the 800m relay is at the beginning of the competition
I think physical strength management will be very good
so I think I will definitely be able to break the Korean record at the Hangzhou Asian Games.]
Shin Yu-bin, ranked 9th in the table tennis world, crossed the Great Wall of China and won a medal
. Aiming for,
Shin Yu-bin / National Table Tennis Team:
You have to use everything you’ve practiced perfectly in the game to beat the Chinese players
so I think if you make a game with no regrets as usual, good results will follow.
Fencing Gu Bon-gil said at the
competition We aim to win our 4th consecutive title and record the most gold medals in Korea.
Goo Bon-gil / National fencing team:
I think it’s an opportunity that doesn’t come to everyone.
That’s why I focused more and prepared thoroughly.
Asian Games held for the first time in 5 years due to COVID-19.
Korea, with over 1,100 athletes participating in 39 sports
is once again taking on the challenge with the goal of maintaining third place overall.