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Kim Woo-jin loses in quarter-finals; S. Korea wins 4 gold medals in archery Updated: 2021-07-31 15:55:26 KST


South Korean archer Kim Woo-jin couldn't proceed to the next round in the men's individual games.
He lost to Tang Chih-Chun of Chinese Taipei 6-4 in the quarter-finals.
Despite this loss, Korea has won four out of five gold medals in Tokyo.
Meanwhile, diver Kim Su-ji lost in the semi-final round ranking 15th among 18 athletes.
Only the top 12 can compete in the final game.
It was still significant as it's the first time a female Korean diver has progressed through the preliminary round.
The South Korean women's sabre team lost to last year's gold medalists Russia in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Korea and Italy will compete for the bronze medal at 6:30 PM on Saturday also.
Although Korean fencers enjoyed victory after beating Hungary in the women's sabre team quarter-final match, this could be the first medal for the women's saber team.
Also, Korea will earn a bronze medal in the women's doubles badminton as two teams from Korea are competing for third place.
Kim So-yeong and Kong Hee-yong will be competing against Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan for the bronze medal on Monday after both teams lost in the semi-finals.
President Moon Jae-in on Saturday wrote congratulatory messages on social media to the Korean shooter, archer and fencing team for winning medals at the Olympics.
Jang Tae-hyun, Arirang News.
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