Indonesia, DPR Korea provided Olympic locations from 2018 Asian Games consequences
Quota places available at the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games have now been assigned.
Indonesia and DPR Korea were offered two quota locations each, one of every gender, for the archery competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from the results of the final Asian Games, which were held in Jakarta in overdue 2018.
The 4 to be had spots had been assigned thinking of the consequences of the 2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships.
According to the Olympic qualification manner, up to four quota locations are presented at each of the African, Pan American, Asian, European and Pacific Games. They are provided to the nations of the pinnacle-ranked recurve combined crew and pinnacle-ranked recurve men and women that constitute a country now not already qualified. The character spots are handiest available at the Asian, European and Pan American Games.
(Spaces are limited to the top 4 finishers. Any leftover spots are delivered to the very last qualification event.)
At the 2018 Asian Games, DPR Korea’s Pak Yongwon and Kang Un Ju finished 2d to Japan within the recurve mixed crew competition. Since Japan will acquire the host u. S .’s complete quota on the give up of the qualification technique, DPR Korea gets the combined group spot from Jakarta.
Korea’s Kim Woojin and Lee Woo Seok came first and 2d in the recurve guys’ competition – however, Korea certified a full team at the world championships. Third-located Riau Ega Agatha of Indonesia receives the guys’ quota region for the Games.
Agatha famously disillusioned Woojin in the second round at the Olympics in 2016.
His teammate Diananda Choirunisa misplaced the recurve women’s gold medal fit China’s Zhang Xinyan in Jakarta – however again, China secured a complete crew quota inside the girls’ competition on the worlds, so Indonesia collects the spot.
The subsequent opportunity for athletes to win quota locations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus. As the Asian Games, as much as four locations are to be had. Only European archers are competing.
India’s Sania Mirza has stormed into the area-finals of the women’s’ singles occasion at the Asian Games, wherein she will meet Thailand’s Tamarine Tanasugarn.
Sania stands at 166th within the WTA rankings at the same time as Tamarine is ranked 108 locations above her, at 58.
The women have met 4 instances within the beyond, and their head-to-head file is in spite of each winning twice. Their closing assembly becomes at Birmingham on grass, earlier this 12 months. The Thai girl trumped the Indian, on the event, and the score-line read 4-6, 7-five, 6-1 in Tanasugarn’s favor.
Interestingly, both of Sania’s wins in opposition to Tamarine have come within the Thai lady’s backyard, in Pattaya, Thailand. The remaining event turned into in June 2009, whilst the Indian woman prevailed in instantly sets, in 1 / 4-final healthy, with the very last rating studying 7-five, 6-four.
Sania’s different win got here at the same event in 2007 whilst she wished 3 units to get beyond her Thai opponent in the second spherical. The Indian female took the primary set 6-four, simplest to look the Thai female rebound via prevailing the second 6-2. Sania turned into to string for Tamarine in the 1/3 set and closed out the suit with a facile 6-1.