February 25, 2024

North Korean women’s basketball team loses out on bronze to ROK at Asian Games

Inter-Korean tensions palpable as rivals clash, but DPRK achieves best result in decades and shows off new star

The North Korean women’s basketball team missed out on a chance to take home a bronze medal at the Asian Games on Thursday, losing by a whopping 30 points to its South Korean rivals in Hangzhou.

The DPRK led early and managed to tie the game during the third quarter, but the ROK team’s superior athleticism and skill led them to eventually run away with the game, winning by 93-63.