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Combined Korea team win historic first medal at Asian Games

Aug 26, 2018 12:48 IST
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A combined Koreas crew earned a historic bronze medal at the Asian Games by finishing third in the women’s 200-metre dragon boat final behind China and games host Indonesia. The crew clocked 56.851 seconds to finish third behind China and hosts Indonesia at the Jakabaring Rowing and Canoeing Regatta Course in Palembang, which is co-hosting the Games along with the Indonesia capital of Jakarta.It was the first time a combined team from North Korea and South Korea has won a medal at a major multi-sport international event.