High Hopes for a large Korean Gold Medal Haul in Rio

High Hopes for a large Korean Gold Medal Haul in Rio

Korea goals to win a minimum of x gold medals and end in the pinnacle 10 at the medal tally at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, which kick off on Saturday. The rustic won thirteen aureate medals to end5th in London in 2012, its second-best result after the fourth-place finish at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. If it achieves its function in Rio, Korea will have done in the tip 10 at 4 consecutive Summer Olympics. To achieve the goal, Korea wishes to sweep the gold medals in all four of the disciplines it dominates: archery, shooting, taekwondo and judo. The men's and women's archery groupsgoal to win all four gold medals on be offering -- one each and every in the male and feminineparticular person and team events. Korea's ladies archers are making an attempt to clinch their 8th consecutive team gold in a streak that started in Seoul in 1988.

Shooter Jin Jong-oh hopes to change intothe primary Olympian to win a gold medal in the subject for the 3rdimmediately Olympics. In the judo team, which incorporates3international No. 1 athletes, male judokas Kim Won-jin, An Ba-ul, An Chang-rim and Gwak Dong-han and feminine exponents Kim Jan-di and Kim Seong-yeon will vie for gold. Taekwondo exponents Lee Dae-hoon and Kim Tae-hun also aresturdyapplicants to win the gold, whilst badminton gamers Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong are most probably to dominate the men's doubles, in which they are lately ranked No. 1 in the world. Wrestler Kim Hyeon-woo can beprotecting the gold he won in London in 2012. Gold medals are also expected in men's and women's fencing, with Gu Bon-gil, Kim Ji-Yeon and Kim Jung-hwan competing, and women's golf, in which Park In-bee, Kim Sei-young, Yang Hee-young and Chun In-gee will compete. Korea's first gold medal must come on Sunday, when the men's team archery (Kim Woo-jin, Ku Bon-chan and Lee Seung-yun), men's 10-m air pistol (Jin Jong-oh) and men's 60-kg judo (Kim Won-jin) occasions are held. The women's team archery pageant (Ki Bo-bae, Choi Mi-sun and Chang Hye-jin) will be hung on Monday, while An Chang-rim will compete in the men's judo 73-kg category on Tuesday. Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae will make her ultimate Olympic appearance on Aug. 21, an afternoonprior to the closing ceremony.