[Asian Games] North Korea’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony is the only male gold medalist, Lee Cheong-song
Lee Cheong-song, who won the men’s weightlifting 81kg class, enters the closing ceremony holding the North Korean flag.
North Korea, which announced its return to international multi-sports competitions with Bang Cheol-mi (29),
a strong candidate for the gold medal, concluded the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games with gold medalist Lee Cheong-song (26) as the flag bearer for the closing ceremony. 먹튀검증
Lee Cheong-song led the North Korean team holding the national flag at the closing ceremony of the Hangzhou Asian Games held at the main stadium of the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Zhejiang, China, on the 8th.
Li Chengsong won the weightlifting men’s 81kg group A competition held at the Xiaoshan Sports Center in Hangzhou on the 4th by lifting 169kg in snatch, 195kg in clean and jerk, and 364kg in total.
In this competition, North Korean weightlifters won 6 gold medals, 5 silver medals, and 2 bronze medals,
defeating China (5 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze), the host country and the strongest weightlifting country.
In particular, North Korean women’s weightlifting swept five out of seven weight classes.
North Korean men’s weightlifting, which had rarely reached the top, saved their pride by winning the 81kg weight class.
Lee Chong-song is also North Korea’s only male gold medalist at this competition.
North Korea won 11 gold medals at the Hangzhou Asian Games, 10 of which came in women’s events.
Lee Cheong-song placed 4th in total at the 2018 Tashkent World Championships,
and was disqualified in the clean and jerk at the 2019 Pattaya World Championships and did not record a total.
At his first Asian Games, he won a gold medal and had the honor of being the flag bearer for the closing ceremony.
Bang Cheol-mi, her opening ceremony flag bearer, won the women’s boxing 54kg class.
On the other hand, Park Myung-won, who held the North Korean flag at the opening ceremony with Bang Cheol-mi,
finished second behind Korea in the men’s 10m running target team event.
The results of North Korea’s three flag bearers at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Hangzhou Asian Games were two gold medals and one silver medal.