Asian Games 2018

Asian Games (jujitsu) - S Korea claims gold in women`s 62 kg division

Asian Games (jujitsu) - S Korea claims gold in women`s 62 kg division

South Korea's jujitsu athlete Sung Kira (below) vies with Lien TEC of Singapore for a gold medal in the women's 62 kg class at Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on Saturday (Aug 25, 2018. (Taufik Ridwan/ANTARA)

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) - Sung Kira of South Korea won an Asian Games 2018 gold medal in the women`s 62 kg division of jujitsu at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on Saturday.

Sung scored a 4-2 win over Singapore`s Lien TEC in a five-minute contest.

The South Korean jujitsu athlete, who was on the red corner, waged a fierce competition with Lien before taking the lead to claim a victory.

With the defeat, Lien, who edged out Indonesia`s Julia Simone, won the silver medal.

The bronze medal went to Jordan`s Kakish Yara, after she defeated Turkmenistan`s Krovyakova Violetta.

Reporting  by Taufik Ridwan
Editing by Suharto

 

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