Kim Dan-bi (Woori Bank)바카라사이트, who scored the most points against North Korea and led South Korea to victory, said that he calmly focused on the game without dwelling on the uniqueness of the opponent.
The Korean women’s basketball team, led by coach Jeong Seon-min, won 81-62 against North Korea in the second game of Group C of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games women’s basketball group stage held at the Olympic Sports Center basketball court in Hangzhou, China on the 29th.
Korea, which defeated Thailand in the first game, also won the second game and jumped to first place in Group C with two consecutive wins. North Korea had 1 win and 1 loss.
Danbi Kim recorded 16 points, 4 rebounds, and 7 assists while playing 37 minutes and 52 seconds, the longest among Korean players. Kim Dan-bi and Kang I-seul achieved the highest score on her team.
After the game, Kim Dan-bi said, “Before the game, I promised myself to be calm with my teammates. Even if the game didn’t go well, I tried to play the game simply and without losing my composure.”
Five years ago, at the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, South Korea and North Korea, who were together as a single team, prepared for the game coldly without greeting or talking to each other. Even while the game was in progress, players from both teams could not be seen helping each other or having a conversation.
Kim Dan-bi said, “Regardless of the fact that (the opposing team) is North Korea, we must approach the game calmly. We just focused on the game,” and then laughed, saying, “There weren’t many scenes of people holding each other’s hands in today’s game.”
Korea will play the second match of the group stage against Chinese Taipei on October 1 at 2:30 p.m.