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Song Sang-Wuk wins two golds for South Korea at Asian Games

South Korean Song Sang-Wuk flourished on Friday, winning two gold medals in equestrian eventing at the Asian Games.

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Song topped the podium in the individual eventing - a triathlon counting only the penalties to determine the winner - with the lowest penalty total of 37.30 in Incheon.

The 41-year-old finished ahead of Chinese Alex Hua Tian (41.10) and fellow South Korean Ban Si-re (41.30).

Song was just as successful in the team event, helping South Korea to gold ahead of Japan and Hong Kong.

Featuring alongside Cheon Jai-sik, Hong Won-jae and Ban, Song's South Korea posted a total of 133.00.

Japan took silver (142.50) and Hong Kong (153.80) claimed bronze.

China added to their gold-medal tally, producing the goods in shooting competitions.

In the women's rifle three-position event, China (1,737 points) claimed gold ahead of South Korea (1,734 points) and Kazakhstan (1,727 points) at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range.

China also emerged triumphant in the women's 10 metre running target event, thanks to Li Xue Yan, Yang Zeng and Su Li.

The Chinese trio recorded a record score of 1,148 points, clear of Vietnam (1,106) and Qatar (1,073).

China's team also won gold in the men's 25m centre-fire pistol, while Qatar's Oleg Engachev took home the individual event.

Olga Dovgun of Kazakhstan won gold in the women's 50m rifle three positions.

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