Korea continues to rake in the medals at the
Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. Cross-country skiier Lee Chae-won came in
second in the women’s 10-kilometer free race. The 2011 Asian Games champion hoisted Korea’s
third medal in cross-country skiing, a silver with a time of 30 minutes 49 seconds. Lee did start with a lead, but Japan’s Kobayashi
Yuki ended up at the top of the podium with a strong spurt in the second half of the race,
coming in about 24 seconds faster. Meanwhile, another silver in the women’s speed
skating. Lee Sang-hwa came second in the women’s 500
meters,… the gold going to Kodaira Nao of Japan.