The unified Korean canoeing
team grabbed the gold medal in the women’s 500-meter dragon boat
race at the Jakabaring Rowing & Canoeing Regatta Course in
Palembang, Indonesia on August 26.
This was an important
victory because it was the first time that the two sides won gold
together at a multi-sport competition. The joint Korean team also
showed the power of unity when they won bronze in the 200m dragon
boat race on August 25.
On August 26, the unified Korean
women’s basketball team managed to get into the semi-finals by
defeating Thailand 106-63 in the second quarter-final of Women’s
Basketball at the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Jakarta,