The year-old Uzbekistan gymnast took silver in the vault, one-tenth of a point behind year-old South Korean Yeo Seo-jeong. Chusovitina, who won the vault at the Asian Games and took silver medals in the event at the and editions, is competing with the intention of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in — at Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee has been a star in the pool, and picked up her fifth gold medal and seventh overall of the meet to give her country a slight lead over China for swimming superiority.
That, of course, was one of the most heartbreaking defeats the Philippines has ever suffered in international play- and Taulava, unfortunately, was part of it. With the Philippines up two, Olsen Racela was unable to hit two free throws that would have sealed a semifinal win before a hostile home crowd. Instead, Korea celebrated seconds later when Lee Sang Min hit a buzzer-beating three to send the hosts to the gold-medal match against China.
Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users. Busan was the second South Korean city to host the Games, after Seoul in A total of 6, athletes—4, men and 1, women—from 44 Asian National Olympic Committees NOCs participated in 38 sports divided into events.
Taiwan's team at the Asian Games, which open on Sunday in Hiroshima, is unlikely to return home with many medals, but the country won a prize this week that, in the arcane twists of East Asian diplomacy, made the trip a success. The head of the committee bidding to bring the Asian Games to Taiwan received his identification card. That seemingly routine gesture was at the center of a tense diplomatic dispute that over the last several weeks has threatened relations between China and Japan and underscored China's increasingly overbearing attitude toward its neighbors. Thus for Taiwan, his visit marks a modest success in its unending efforts to maintain political contacts with the outside world despite the fact that Japan, the United States and most other countries have abandoned formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China.
ANOC home. Six countries - China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand - participate in eight sports - athletics, baseball, basketball, diving, football, swimming, tennis and volleyball. It proves to mark the end of the Games.
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Busan is the second city in South Korea, after Seoul in to host the Games. This was the second time South Korea hosted the event. A total of events in 38 sports were contested by 7, athletes from 44 countries.
Busan was the second South Korean city to host the Games, after Seoul in A total of 6, athletes—4, men and 1, women—from 44 Asian National Olympic Committees NOCs participated in 38 sports divided into events. The number of competing athletes was higher than the Asian Gamesin which 6, athletes from 41 NOCs participated.
The edition of the boxing tournament of the Asian Games was held in Doha, Qatar from December 2 until the 13th. The event was the fifteenth edition of the Asian Games and the fourteenth boxing tournament in the history of the multisport event. Uzbekistan dominated the edition in Busan and their boxers were able to win the medal rankings in the Doha Asian Games as well.
Lin, who won the world title at September's world championships in Madrid, is the favorite for the men's singles title, along with countryman and Madrid silver medalist Bao Chunlai. Defending Asian Games champion Hidayat, although currently ranked 12th in the world, could also threaten for the gold. Malaysia's world No. Hidayat, 25, said this might be his final Asian Games.