North Korea’s women’s wrestling team returned to the international stage after a five-year absence. North Korean wrestler Myong Hyong-yong, 25, won gold in the women’s freestyle 62 kg category at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games on Saturday at the Lin’an Sports and Cultural Exhibition Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. With the victory, North Korea has now placed every female wrestler on the podium at the Games .Myong Hyong-yong was down 0-6 in the first period against Japan’s Nonoka Ozaki in the final, but rallied from 2-6 down to win with a four-point technical fall in the final seconds of the match. In wrestling, the winner of a tied match is determined by the wrestler who scores the most points, followed by the wrestler who receives the fewest warnings, and finally the wrestler who scores the most points. With three two-point takedowns, Myung won the gold medal based on this criteria. He couldn’t contain his excitement after the match and performed a tumbling ceremony.
North Korea won silver in the women’s 50-kilogram freestyle (Kim Sun Hyang) and women’s 57-kilogram freestyle (Chung In Soon) and bronze in the women’s 53-kilogram freestyle (Choi Hyo Kyong) the previous day .North Korea sent four athletes to compete in four women’s freestyle events at the Games, winning one gold, two silver and one bronze medal. North Korea also performed well in men’s wrestling .Han Chong Song, who competed in the 57-kilogram men’s freestyle, lost 3-7 in the final to Toshihiro Hasegawa of Japan to take home the silver medal .North Korea’s Kim Kwang Jin defeated Kazakhstan’s Sanjhar Mukhtar 11-6 in the men’s 65 kilogram freestyle bronze medal match .North Korea also won a number of medals in wrestling at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games. It sent four athletes to the women’s freestyle event, winning 카지노사이트 two gold and two bronze medals.

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