North Korea continued its dominance at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games with two more gold medals in artistic gymnastics. Ahn Chang-ok, 20, won gold in both the women’s vault and uneven bars finals at the Huanglong Sports Center Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China, on Monday .The North Korean athlete scored an average of 14.049 on vault and 14.266 on uneven bars in the first and second periods. North Korea’s other athlete, Kim Sun Hyang, scored 13.600 on vault to give the DPRK the gold and silver medals in the event .Ahn Chang-ok had previously shared bronze with her teammates in the women’s artistic gymnastics team final on Sept. 25.North Korea ended its gold medal drought on the day with two more golds in artistic gymnastics, along with a gold in shooting’s 10-meter running target women’s team event .The North Korean gymnasts were in a much brighter mood than their counterparts in other sports, with confidence in their performance and the news of their first gold medal in women’s shooting just moments earlier. Kim Sun-hyang, who competed first on vault, smiled and gave a thumbs-up to the camera after her performance and joined hands with the other athletes next to her. Ahn Chang-ok also beamed as she received a high score, seemingly anticipating a gold medal, and her coach gave her a hug and encouragement .When she clinched the gold medal on the uneven parallel bars, she beamed and shared her joy with her teammates Six or seven North Korean athletes were in the stands early, waving small artificial flags and cheering loudly for their teammates. However, the North Korean athletes in the joint press area (mix zone) were almost running and avoiding questions. Ahn Chang-ok, a 2003-born gymnast who first competed at the Asian Games, is seen as the “future” of North Korean women’s artistic gymnastics. She was ranked between 10th and 20th on the international stage when she first competed in 2019, but this event proved she is one of the best in Asia. The crowd erupted in applause as she performed one difficult skill after another in both events .North Korea has traditionally been strong in artistic gymnastics, most notably with gymnastics hero Ri Se Kwang, who is known as the “God of Vault. Ri has been recognized for his contributions in North Korea, receiving the titles of “People’s Athlete” and “Hero of Hard Work for his contributions. A member of the North Korean national team since 2003, Ri won gold on vault at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, followed by back-to-back titles on vault at the 2014 World Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China, and 2015 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Ri became the third North Korean gymnast to win an Olympic gold medal with a dominant performance in the vault final .Ri’s difficult vault, which involves holding the vault on its side, spinning twice in the air, and landing with a single twist, has been added to the International Gymnastics Federation’s vault scoring rulebook. And let’s not forget North Korea’s “gymnastics fairy,” Hong Eun-jeong. She won a gold medal on vault at 스포츠토토링크 the 2008 Beijing Olympics, followed by a 201

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