South Korea Wins Gold In Archery’s Mixed Team Olympic Debut
TOKYO (AP) — An San and teenager Kim Je Deok paired up to lead South Korea to a gold medal in the Olympic debut of archery’s mixed team event at the Tokyo Games.
They beat Gabriela Schloesser and Steve Wijler of the Netherlands by a tally of 5-3 to bring home yet another archery gold for South Korea.
Je Deok Kim and San An – who made their Olympics debut today -take #gold for #KOR in mixed team #archery #StrongerTogether | @tokyo2020 | @worldarchery pic.twitter.com/d8V3bZMEiX
— Olympics (@Olympics) July 24, 2021
The country has now captured 14 of 17 gold medals in archery team competitions since the current format was introduced to the Olympics in 1988.
Alejandra Valencia and Luis Alvarez combined for Mexico and knocked off Yasemin Anagoz and Mete Gazoz of Turkey to earn the bronze medal.