Hong Sena reaches women’s fleur de lys quarterfinals

Hong Sena in women’s fencing foil.

South Korean women’s fencing foilist Hong Se-na (Ansan City Hall) secured her first medal of the

Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games in foil after reaching the quarterfinals of the individual competition. 스포츠토

She will go on to win her fifth consecutive individual gold medal in women’s foil.

Hong defeated Singapore’s Amita Bertier 15-11 in the quarterfinals of the women’s individual foil event on

Friday at the Dianzu University Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China.

With the bronze medal, Hong secured the first Asian Games medal of her career.

After overcoming a cruciate ligament injury in 2019, 토토 Hong returned to the piste to claim a valuable

medal at the Asian Games.

After the Korean men’s downhill team was denied a medal at the Asian Games for the first time in 45

years the day before, Hong Sena’s podium finish saved the sport’s pride.

It didn’t stop there. Hong will be competing for a fifth consecutive individual women’s foil title for Korea.

Nam Hyun-hee won back-to-back individual women’s fleur de lys titles at Doha 2006 and Guangzhou

2010, and Jeon Hee-sook at Incheon 2014 and Jakarta-Palembang 2018.

Hong will face China’s Huang Chenchen in the semifinals. Huang Chenchen pulled off an upset in the

quarterfinals, defeating World No. 6 Sera Azuma (JPN) 11-10.

Meanwhile, her teammate Hong Hyo-jin was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Hong Kong’s Channockz

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