Woo Sang-hyuk (Yongin City Hall) will be looking to give Korean athletics its first gold medal at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games .Woo will go head-to-head with the world’s top jumper and rival Mutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar) in the men’s high jump final on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, hina .Woo, who won silver at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games, will be looking to win his first Asian Games gold medal .The Korean Athletics Federation has named Woo the clear favorite to win the event .With a fourth-place finish at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, a World Indoor Championships title in 2022, a second-place finish at the Outdoor World Championships, and a Diamond League Final victory this year, there are high hopes for Woo’s skill and consistency .However, the bar is still set high for Woo Sang-hyuk to compete with Zaung .A top-three jumper in the world, Varshim dominated the 2010 Guangzhou and 2014 Incheon Asian Games and skipped the Diamond League Finals in his quest for another gold medal .The rivalry between Woo and Barsim is one of the athletics highlights of the Games, which is highly anticipated by the foreign media and world athletics. The South Korean football team, which advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over China, will face Uzbekistan at 9 p.m. at Hangzhou Huanglong Sports Center Stadium. Hwang Sun-hong’s men are in the quarterfinals for the sixth time in a row and looking to win their third straight tournament, while Uzbekistan are in the semifinals for the first time in 29 years since the 1994 Hiroshima edition. The Taegeuk Warriors’ potent spear, which has scored 23 goals in the quarterfinals, will go head-to-head against Uzbekistan’s stout defense, which has allowed just two goals in four matches .If Korea defeats Uzbekistan, they will play the winner of Japan-Hong Kong for the gold medal at 9 p.m. on Sunday .Soft tennis will look to win gold in the men’s and women’s team events at 11 a.m. at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Tennis Center. Of the five medals up for grabs at the Games, Korea’s soft tennis team is aiming for three gold medals in the men’s and women’s 스포츠토토존 team events and the men’s singles.

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