Archiv: Asian Games


26.08.2018 - 10:34 [ Korea Herald ]

Unified Korean canoeing team wins gold in women’s 500m dragon boat racing

This was the second medal won by a joint Korean team at an international multi-sport competition. The women’s team on Saturday earned bronze in the 200m dragon boat racing.

The medal doesn’t count to either South Korea nor North Korea in the Asian Games medal standings. Instead, it will be awarded to „Korea.“

It will be the first time that „Arirang,“ Korea’s most popular folk song, will be played at a medal ceremony.

26.08.2018 - 10:32 [ Arirang News / Youtube ]

Unified Korean team wins first ever medal

In the women’s 200-meter dragon boat race, the Koreans won a historic medal on Saturday. Out of six teams, they took bronze,… marking the first time a joint Korean team has medaled at an international sporting event. The medal won’t count for South or North Korea in the medal standings, but will be tallied separately for „Korea.“

17.07.2018 - 17:51 [ Daily Tribune ]

Korean leaders get Asiad invite

The leaders of the two Koreas were invited to next month’s Asian Games in Indonesia after the neighbors agreed to field several joint teams at the event, Jakarta said Monday.

Indonesian president Joko Widodo sent a formal invitation Friday to South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Widodo’s spokesman said, but it was not immediately clear if either has responded.