His­toric games medal

Wales On Sunday - - NEWS -

A COM­BINED Koreas crew earned a his­toric bronze medal at the Asian Games by fin­ish­ing third in the 200-me­tre dragon boat fi­nal be­hind China and games host In­done­sia.

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.

It was awarded to Korea – the name given to the com­bined teams the coun­tries en­tered in row­ing, ca­noe­ing and women’s bas­ket­ball.

The com­bined Koreas bas­ket­ball team is thought to be a gold-medal chance.

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