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In the women’s fencing saber team event, our national team won the world’s second-placed Italy, winning the bronze medal for the first time in history.
The women’s volleyball team, led by Captain Kim Yeon-kyung, also secured a place in the quarterfinals with a thrilling victory after a close match going to the 5th set deuce in the Korea-Japan match.
Correspondent Song Ki-seong.
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The moment when the bronze medal is confirmed by the eldest sister Kim Ji-yeon’s Jeon Kwang-seok-hwa stab.
The players jumped up to the stadium in unison, embraced each other and cheered.
They were ten points behind by the middle, but Ji-Yeon Yoon scored 11 points alone in the sixth round, narrowing the gap to four points, and Ji-Yeon Seo, who was replaced by Su-Yeon Choi, who was injured due to injury, turned the game around by scoring 9 points.
“It’s like a dream. I thought that one day the chance would come, and I thought there would be a time to change the mood.”
With the women’s saber team bronze medal, the fencing team achieved the achievement of winning medals in all four team events that won the competition.
In the women’s volleyball match between Korea and Japan, which we met on the way to the quarterfinals, there was a bloody battle that went up to the 5th set.
After a deuce battle that went up to 14-14, the opponent’s attack went off the court and succeeded in reversing.
The last point was also scored by a touch-out and a dramatic victory was achieved.
Kim Yeon-kyung led the women’s volleyball team to the quarterfinals with a record of 30 points, the most for both teams.
The men’s baseball team lost to the United States 2-4 in the second round of the group stage.
Korea had a good start by taking the lead in the first inning, but they were defeated by home runs in the 4th and 5th innings.
Korea, who placed 2nd in Group B, will play against Dominica in the first round of the finals.
The Olympic soccer team, led by coach Hak-beom Kim, lost 3-6 to Mexico, the powerhouse in North and Central America, in the quarterfinals.
Lee Dong-kyung scored two goals, but had to close the challenge with a defensive loophole.
This is Ki-sung Song from MBC News.
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