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(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
[TAEKWONDO] Korea ruled the roast on the opening day of the 17th Asian Taekwondo Championships yesterday, capturing three of the four gold medals on offer.
The hosts had something to cheer about as Thai bantamweight Nacha Punthong picked up a silver, the very first medal he has won in his fledgling career.
The 19-year-old from Nonthaburi, who has yet to win a single title in any major international competition, was beaten by the experienced Korean, Park Tae-youl, who won 4-1.
En route to the final, Nacha brushed off India's Surendra Bhandari 6-3 in the first round and eliminated …