men's fencing saber team won the Olympic gold medal twice in a row in the team event.
Kim Jeong-hwan, Koo Bon-gil, Oh Sang-wook, and Kim Jun-ho played an overwhelming match as if they were ranked number one in the world and won the gold medal.
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saber national team, led by 'youngest ace' Sang-wook Oh, and withstanding 'oldest brother' Kim Jung-hwan and Koo Bon-gil, was 'world No. 1'.
In particular, Koo Bon-gil, who was sluggish in the individual match, overturned the charter twice in the semifinals with Germany, which was followed by a close battle, and played the role of a solver,
[I passed on to you.
You're doing well.]
Sangwook Oh confirmed the finals with a powerful roar.
Koo Bon-gil and Kim Jung-hwan, who announced the start of 'Fencing Korea's myth' in London 9 years ago in a dramatic match, at the piste, and SBS commentator Won Woo-young, who led the team as the eldest brother at the time, shed hot tears in the relay.
[Won Woo-young/SBS Fencing Commentator: I was so moved by the two players crying and hugging...
.] In the
final match against Italy, the world's third-placed, it was a real mess.
World No. 1 Sang-wook Oh, who suffered a penalty in the individual match and was frustrated in the quarterfinals, led the match with perfect appearance.
In the second round, he defeated Aldo Montano, 43, the individual gold medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympics, with
his vigor and took the lead by dropping five points without
In the 6th round, even in the unfavorable situation of stepping back, he accurately cut his wrist and clenched his fist.
After that, all players, up to candidate Kim Jun-ho, were responsible for precisely five points each in their turn, and Oh Sang-wook finished the victory 45-26.
[Kim Jeong-hwan / National Saber National Team: We are able to win the championship with a higher score than we thought, so it is really rewarding.] The
national team, which won the world championship for three years in a row and kept the world ranking, is the second consecutive Olympic gold stabbing. He smiled brightly as he hung his first gold medal in the fencing event of the competition.
(Video coverage: Jeon Gyeong-bae, Video editing: Park Chun-bae)
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