The South Korean women’s national basketball team opened their first game of the Hangzhou Asian Games 온라인카지노 with a 34-point victory. Kang Yiul scored a game-high 18 points on six three-pointers.
South Korea, led by head coach Chung Sun-min, defeated Thailand 90-56 in the first game of Group C at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Sunday at the Olympic Sports Center basketball court in Hangzhou, China. South Korea jumped out to an early lead with a 25-7 run to end the first quarter, led by Kang Yiul and Park Ji-soo (16 points). In a game that was largely uneventful, all 12 players in the starting lineup saw the court and adjusted to the game’s pace.
South Korea harassed Thailand with their fast-break basketball, scoring 26 points on fast breaks alone. They out-rebounded, out-assisted, and out-three-pointed Thailand. The lead grew to 45 points at one point. South Korea shut down the Thai offense with 17 total steals, four of which came from captain Kim Dan-bi, who is playing in her third Asian Games.
South Korea will play North Korea in the second round on Nov. 29. Five years ago at the Jakarta and Palembang Asian Games, North and South Korea competed as a single team and won a silver medal. South Korea’s ace Park Ji-soo (198 centimeters) and North Korea’s 20-year-old rookie Park Jin-ah (205 centimeters) will face off in an intriguing under-the-basket matchup. North Korea defeated Chinese Taipei 91-77 earlier in the day, with Park Jin-ah scoring a game-high 51 points.