Kang Chae-young

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Kang Chae-young
2019-09-07 - Archery World Cup Final - Women's Recurve - Kang Chae-young.jpg
Kang Chae-young in 2019
Personal information
Born (1996-06-08) 8 June 1996 (age 26)
Ulsan, South Korea
Sport
CountrySouth Korea
SportArchery
Event(s)Recurve

Kang Chae-young (Hangul: 강채영, born 8 June 1996)[1] is a South Korean archer competing in women's recurve events. She has won numerous medals in archery competitions.

Career[edit]

At the 2017 Summer Universiade held in Taipei, Taiwan, she won the gold medal in the women's individual recurve and women's team recurve events.[2] In the same year, she also won the gold medals in the team and mixed team events at the 2017 World Archery Championships held in Mexico City, Mexico.[3]

In 2018, she represented South Korea at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia and she won two medals: the bronze medal in the women's individual recurve event and the gold medal in the women's team recurve event.[4]

In 2019, she won the gold medal in the women's recurve event in the final of the 2019 Archery World Cup.[5] This was her first Archery World Cup final.[5] She also won the stages of the competition held in both Medellín, Colombia and Shanghai, China. At the 2019 World Archery Championships, she broke the world record for the 70m ranking round with a score of 692,[6] before medalling in the individual, mixed team and team events. In that same year, she won the gold medal in the women's individual, women's team and mixed team events at the 2019 Asian Archery Championships held in Bangkok, Thailand.[7]

In 2020, she won the 2019 World Archery Athlete of the Year award in the recurve women's category.[8]

In 2021, she qualified in first place for the South Korean women's team nominated to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan[9] and won the gold medal in the women's team event. Two months later, she also won the gold medal in the women's team event at the 2021 World Archery Championships held in Yankton, United States.[10][11]

Her nickname is "The Destroyer."[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 World Archery Championships" (PDF). World Archery. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 April 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Archery Results Book" (PDF). 2017 Summer Universiade. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 July 2021. Retrieved 14 November 2021.
  3. ^ "2017 World Archery Championships Results Book" (PDF). World Archery. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 September 2021. Retrieved 14 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Archery Results Book" (PDF). 2018 Asian Games. Archived (PDF) from the original on 21 April 2020. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  5. ^ a b Pavitt, Michael (7 September 2019). "Kang and Ellison crowned recurve champions at Archery World Cup Final". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 20 April 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "World Records". World Archery. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  7. ^ "Results Book" (PDF). 2019 Asian Archery Championships. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 May 2020. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  8. ^ Wells, Chris (9 February 2020). "Schloesser, Lopez retain World Archery Athlete of the Year titles in 2019". World Archery. Retrieved 21 April 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ "Gold medallists Oh, Kim joined by rookies in South Korean Olympic archery team". www.insidethegames.biz. 24 April 2021. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  10. ^ Lloyd, Owen (24 September 2021). "South Korea sweep team recurve finals at World Archery Championships". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 25 September 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ "Triple title sweep for Korean recurve teams in Yankton". World Archery. 24 September 2021. Retrieved 26 September 2021.
  12. ^ Lee, Vanessa (17 October 2017). "Kang Chae Young: Poised for archery greatness?". World Archery. Retrieved 1 May 2021.

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