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women's volleyball team, which had fought and fought hard throughout the Tokyo Olympics, lost to Serbia in the bronze medal match and finished in 4th place.

Star player Kim Yeon-kyung announced her retirement from the national team after the game.



Reporter Lee Seong-hoon on the sidewalk.



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national team, which continued to fight until the middle of the first set, gave up the initiative due to the overwhelming offensive power of Serbia's top striker Boskovic.



In the beginning of the third set, Kim Yeon-kyung took the lead for a while as she took charge of the attack, but gave Boskovic three consecutive serve goals and lost the power of chasing.



The national team, which finished 4th with a 3-0 set score, unfortunately abandoned the dream of winning a medal for the first time in 45 years since the bronze medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.



The players who did their best in fighting spirit throughout this tournament took a commemorative photo with a bright expression after the match and made the last memories.




Kim Yeon-kyung, a star star who finished the last Olympics, burst into tears in the interview room with mixed emotions.



[Kim Yeon-kyung / National Volleyball Team: 'It could be the last time' I thought... I think I gave my all, and I have no regrets.] In



the men's marathon held in the morning of the 8th, Kenya's Kipchoge, the world's strongest athlete, was the first to score 2 hours 8 minutes 38 seconds and succeeded in winning the Olympics for the second time in a row. .



Shim Jong-seop finished the race in 2 hours 20 minutes 36 seconds and finished 49th, and Oh Joo-han felt thigh pain at 15 kilometers and withdrew midway.



The Korean delegation did not reach the 10th overall goal with 6 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 10 bronze medals, and ended this tournament.



The Tokyo Olympics, which has continued to be controversial amid the spread of Corona 19, will end on the 17th with the closing ceremony tonight.    

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