Kim Hong-yeol, Aiming for the First Breaking Champion

[Asian Games] Kim Hong-yeol, aiming for the first breaking champion, advances to the semifinals…

Kim Heon-woo was eliminated

Breaking world’s ‘living legend’ Kim Hong-yeol (Hong10),

who is aiming to become the first champion,

advanced to the men’s semifinals of the Hangzhou Asian Games.

Kim Hong-yeol

Kim Hong-yeol defeated Kazakhstan’s Amir Zakirov with a round score of 2-0 (5-4 7-2) in the quarterfinals of the tournament

held at the Archer Canal Sports Park Gymnasium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the afternoon of the 7th.

In the quarterfinals, which were conducted as a 1-on-1 battle,

the first person to win 2 rounds out of 3 rounds advances to the semifinals. 온라인카지노

Each round, each competitor is given one minute to act.

Nine judges score five categories, including technical ability, expression, originality, performance, and musicality.

International Competitions

Kim Hong-yeol, born in 1985, won the Red Bull BC One Finals twice (2006, 2013),

which is considered the most prestigious international competition.

He is the first Korean winner.

Winning twice is also the first time in Korea.

Kim Hong-yeol, who started as a b-boy by participating in international competitions in 2001 at the age of 16,

has maintained world-class skills for 22 years and is respected in the breaking world.

Breaking was introduced for the first time in the Asian Games through this competition.

If Kim Hong-yeol wins the gold medal, he will become the first champion.

Meanwhile, Kim Heon-woo (Wing) was caught by Japan’s powerhouse Hishikawa Issin and withdrew in the quarterfinals.

Kim Heon-woo lost the round score 0-2 (4-5 3-6) to Hishikawa,

who made up most of his performance by combining high-level power moves (spinning techniques).

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