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‘Hulk’ Kang Dong-gung defeats Kim Young-won in a fight over 27 years old

Kang defeats Kim Young-won for third PBA win of his career

It was a tightly contested match, but in the end, the seniority of Kang Dong-gung (SK Rent-a-Car) proved to be an advantage.

Kang defeated Kim Young-won 4-2 (4-15, 15-4, 12-15, 15-10, 15-13, 15-8) in the finals of the Woori Financial Capital PBA Championship at the Kintex PBA Stadium in Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, on Thursday to claim his third career victory.

The PBA finals will be a best-of-seven series.

Kang previously defeated Shin Jung-ju (Hanacard) in the quarterfinals and David Martinez (Spain, Crown Haetae) in the semifinals to reach the final.

This is the second time in two seasons that Kang has reached the final since the 8th Tour (Crown Haetae Championship) in the 22-23 season. After winning the SK Rent-a-Car Championship in 19-20 and the Blue One Resort Championship in 21-22, Kang is looking for his third career title.

In total, Kang Donggung has reached the final five times, including the opening match of the 24-25 season.

With the $100 million first prize, Kang Dong-gung has earned KRW 457 million in total prize money. She is currently ranked fourth on the Zebisco prize money list.

Kim Young-won, who overcame a 27-year age gap to meet Kang in the finals, is the youngest player in the PBA at 16 years old.

Kim previously defeated Hwang Duk-hee (Eswai) in the quarterfinals and Burak Hashashi (Turkiye, High One Resort) in the semifinals.

Kim entered the PBA through the Dream Tour in the 21-22 season, fresh out of elementary school, and was promoted to the First Division ahead of the 24-25 season. Upon making his debut in the 24-25 season, he immediately showed off his dominance in the opening round of the Finals.

In the first game, Kim exploded for seven runs in the first inning and added three more in the second to take a commanding 10-4 lead over Gangdonggung. After 카지노사이트 four innings of championship points, Kim held Kang Dong-gung to four points and scored the remaining one to take the set 15-4.

Kang fought back in a mirror image in the second set. After tying the game at 4-4, she scored a high 11 points in the fifth inning to take the set 15-4 and put the game out of reach.

With a renewed focus, Kang Dong-gung scored seven long balls in the sixth inning of Game 3 to push Kim Young-won away. Kim Young-won was too scared to take a chance and scored six consecutive points in the seventh inning to pull away. The seven-point deficit was quickly reduced to one point at 11-12. With match point at 13-12, Kim was the first to reach it, but he managed to rack up one point to complete the comeback.

The breathtaking chase pattern continued in the fourth set. Kang Dong-gung was the first to reach the 11th point in the seventh, but Kim Young-won, who was trailing, scored five high-run points, including a bank shot, in the seventh. Once again, 10-11, but Kang Dong-gung escaped with five straight points. 15-10, and the game was back to a 2-2 tie.

Kang Dong-gung scored seven runs in the sixth inning to quickly overtake Kim Young-won’s lead. Kim Young-won added a run in the seventh to 파워볼사이트 make it 13-11, but Kang Dong-gung scored the final two points to take a 15-13 set lead.

In the third inning of the sixth set, Kang Dong-gung, who was fully fired up, shut down Kim Young-won and went on a 7-0 run. A five-point high run followed. In the seventh game, Kang Dong-gung reached 13 points for the first time, and for a while, he and Kim Young-won engaged in a nerve-wracking push and pull. Kim Young-won attempted a daring sideways flip to make it difficult to catch up, but after falling back to one run, Kang Dong-gung was able to reach the championship point and stare down the trophy.

In the last minute of the eighth inning, the flip went in cleanly, sealing the victory for Kang.

The PBA championship prize is 100 million won, while the runner-up prize is 34 million won.

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