competes in the women’s team fencing foil event at the Hangzhou 2022 ParaAsian Games.
South Korean women’s wheelchair fencing hope Kwon Hyo-kyung (22-Hongseong-guncheong) drank the bitter cup of defeat in the medal match at the Hangzhou 2022 ParaAsian Games but refused to let it get her down.
The South Korean team of Kwon Hyo-kyung, Baek Kyung-hye (23-KDN), Cho Eun-hye (38-SK EcoPlant) and Cho Ye-jin (20-Colon FNC) lost 20-45 to Thailand in the bronze medal match of the women’s team fencing foil event on Thursday at the Hangzhou University of Electronic Science and Technology Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China.
South Korea lost to China in the semifinals and Thailand in the bronze medal match to end their medal hopes.
After competing in her first event of the tournament, Kwon Hyo-kyung said, “I’m still building my skills. It is meaningful to gain experience through this tournament,” said Kwon, who was motivated to work harder for the next event.
Kwon, who won two bronze medals in the individual flechette at last year’s International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Cup, finished with 15 points, but it wasn’t enough to make up for lost momentum.
“Some of my teammates are disappointed. But I tell them not to be disappointed because this tournament is a springboard for the next one. It’s important to be united to fill each other’s gaps. We need to practice more.”
“Many of our athletes are new to the Para Asian Games, 카지노사이트랭크 so we are focusing on gaining experience. The women’s wheelchair fencing team hasn’t won a medal yet. I hope to improve and challenge for a podium in three years.”
will put her disappointment behind her and start her medal hunt in earnest in her main event. After winning one gold, three silver and one bronze medal in the individual events at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup Epee from last year to this year, Kwon will be aiming for the top spot on Friday.
“I can’t be good at all three sports. I plan to work on my weaknesses after the competition. This time, I will focus on my main event, epee, and try to achieve good results.” 섯다