South Korea set a new world record for the women’s compound archery team event at the 17th Asian Games on Thursday.
The host team of Seok Ji-hyun, Choi Bo-min and Kim Yun-hee totalled 238 points out of a possible 240 in the team’s quarter-final victory over Laos, reports Xinhua.
The previous record of 236 points was set by the US in 2011.
South Korea overcame Iran 229-222 in the semifinals and will take on Chinese Taipei for the gold medal Saturday.
Chinese Taipei edged into the semifinals with a narrow 226-224 win over India.
Compound archery, a non-Olympic medal event, is making its debut at the Asian Games.