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Korean team wins most medals in history except bowling

11 gold, 18 silver, 14 bronze… Bowling will be held in Malaysia in October

Korean delegation participating in the Cassias do Sul de Olympic Games

South Korean athletes and officials pose for a commemorative photo during the closing ceremony of the 2021 Cassias do Sul Summer Olympics. [한국농아인스포츠연맹 제공]

(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Jang Bo-in = At ​​the 2021 Cassias do Sul Summer Olympic (Deaf Olympics), the South Korean team, who sweated hard, harvested 43 medals, the largest ever except for bowling.

Korea won 11 gold medals, 18 silver medals, and 14 bronze medals at the event held in Cassias do Sul, Brazil from the 1st to the 15th (local time).

This is Korea’s record for the most medals in the history of the Summer Paralympic Games, excluding the event of bowling, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in October.

By event, shooting scored 12 medals (2 gold, 6 silver, 4 bronze) and 10 judo (2 gold, 6 silver, 2 bronze) medals.

In Taekwondo, 4 gold medals, 2 silver medals, 2 bronze medals, and 1 gold medal, 2 silver medals, and 4 bronze medals were awarded in table tennis.

On the 15th, the closing day, Oh Sang-mi (47, Gyeonggi Para Athletics Federation) added a final bronze medal in the women’s athletics marathon in 3rd place (3 hours 19 minutes 53 seconds).

Oh Sang-mi, who placed 3rd in the 2017 Samsun Championships in Turkey, won a bronze medal in two consecutive competitions.

As of 11 am on the same day, the Republic of Korea (61 gold, 38 silver, 38 bronze), the United States (19 gold, 11 silver, 11 bronze, 24), Iran (14 gold, 12 silver, 12 copper 14), Japan (12 gold, 8 silver)・After 10), it is ranked 5th in the overall ranking.

Korea, which placed 3rd overall for three consecutive times until the 2009 Taipei Games in Taiwan, the 2013 Sofia Games in Bulgaria, and the Samsun Games in 2017, entered the ‘Top 3’ four times in a row, and won 9 gold medals, 12 silver medals, and 19 bronze medals. targeted

The final ranking of Korea, which exceeded the medal goal, will be confirmed after the bowling event.

After the closing ceremony, the team finished their schedule in Cassias do Sul and returned to Korea via Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 18th.

The next competition will be held in Tokyo, Japan in 2025.

boin@yna.co.kr

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