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North Korean jockey wins silver in event that was new to the Games
North Korean flag bearer Ri Chong Song wins gold in men's weightlifting

Kim “B-Boy” Hong-yeol (Hong10) will be the flag bearer for Team Korea at the closing ceremony of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.

MyInfo, the information site of the Games' organizing committee, released the flag bearers for the closing ceremony at 9 p.m. on Aug. 8 at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Stadium in Hangzhou, China.

The Korean team will be led by Kim Hong-yeol.

Kim Hong-yeol competed in the breaking for the first time at the Games and won a silver medal. He will be the flag bearer for the Korean team at the closing ceremony.

In an interview with the organizing committee, Kim expressed his excitement after winning the silver medal, saying, “I've been dancing underground for 25 years, and my family didn't think it was a career, but now I can finally say, ‘This is a career.

South Korea won 42 gold, 59 silver and 89 bronze medals at the Games.

As the athletes who have completed their schedules head home, 81 South Korean athletes will participate in today's closing ceremony, including athletes from breaking, karate, marathon swimming and water polo, according to the Korea Olympic Committee.

The North Korean flag bearer will be weightlifter Ri Chong Song. Ri won gold in the men's 81-kilogram weightlifting category.

North Korea, which returned to international multi-sport competition after a five-year absence, won 11 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze medals at the Games. 스포츠토토링크

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