Jeon Woong-tae Makes History with Second Gold Medal at Hangzhou Asian Games
Gwangju Metropolitan City Hall’s Jeon Woong-tae achieved an incredible feat by winning his second gold medal in the men’s modern pentathlon individual event at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games. He has now become the first Korean athlete to achieve such a milestone.
On the 24th of September, Jeon Woong-tae soared to victory in the prestigious men’s modern pentathlon individual event at the Fuyang Inhu Sports Center in Hangzhou, China.
The modern pentathlon, a demanding event that encompasses fencing, swimming, horse riding, and laser running (track and field + shooting), showcased Jeon Woong-tae’s exceptional athleticism and versatility.
Impressively, this win marks the second consecutive time that Jeon Woong-tae has claimed the individual gold medal at the Asian Games. He previously achieved this feat at the 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Games, solidifying his status as a force to be reckoned with in this prestigious sporting event.
In addition to his individual triumph, Jeon Woong-tae joined forces with Lee Ji-hoon and Jeong Jin-hwa to secure first place in the team event. They have also accomplished the remarkable feat of becoming the first Korean team to claim two gold medals at this momentous tournament.
Jeon Woong-tae’s historic performance at the Hangzhou Asian Games has etched his name in the annals of Korean sporting history, showcasing his immense talent, determination, and unwavering commitment to excellence.
▲ Korea’s Jeon Woong-tae is happy after crossing the finish line in the laser run (athletics + shooting) event in the men’s final of the modern pentathlon at the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Puyang Inhu Sports Center in China on the 24th. 2023.9.24 Yonhap News
Men’s modern pentathlon Jeon Woong-tae (Gwangju Metropolitan City Hall) won the gold medal in the men’s individual event at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games, becoming the first Korean athlete to win two gold medals.
Jeon Woong-tae won the gold medal in the men’s modern pentathlon individual event at the Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Fuyang Inhu Sports Center in Hangzhou, China on the 24th.
A modern pentathlon is an event in which one athlete competes in fencing, swimming, horse riding, and laser running (track and field + shooting).
Jeon Woong-tae won the individual gold medal at the Asian Games for the second time in a row following the 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Games.
Jeon Woong-tae joined Lee Ji-hoon and Jeong Jin-hwa (hereafter referred to as LH) to take first place in the team event, and also enjoyed the honor of becoming the first Korean team to win two gold medal at the moment. tournament.
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