South Korean Na Ah-Reum vanquished her heartache of 2010 with victory in the women's cycling individual time trial at the Asian Games.
Na unfortunately crashed out in Guangzhou four years ago, failing to claim a medal.
But that all changed for the 24-year-old on Saturday, winning gold on home soil with a time of 37 minutes, 54 minutes and 43 seconds in Incheon.
China's Li Wenjuan claimed silver, while Hong Kong's Jamie Wong Wan-yiu took bronze at the Songdo Road Cycling Course.
"Nobody can know my feeling of achieving this goal that I have desired so much," said Na, who added to her silver in women's team pursuit and bronze in the women's omnium.
"I have been training hard for this."
South Korea also enjoyed success in the women's compound archery event.
The team of Choi Bo-min, Kim Yun-hee and Seok Ji-hyun earned gold ahead of Chinese Taipei and India.
"While preparing for this game, we had been uncertain whether we would ever get to see the light of day," said Choi. "We're very happy that (the match) ended with good results."
South Korea, though, had to settle for silver in the men's compound as India emerged triumphant. Iran took bronze ahead of the Philippines.
In the men's 10 metre running-target mixed shooting event, North Korean Kim Ji-song won gold.
Kim scored 384 points, just one more than China's Zhai Yujia.
China won gold in the team event, ahead of North Korea and Vietnam.