Asian Games: South Korea Men Dunk Iran to Win Basketball Gold

South Korea completed a basketball double after the women's team beat China in the final on Thursday.

updated: October 03, 2014 21:37 IST
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South Korean players celebrate after winning the men's basketball gold medal.

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Incheon: South Korea upset continental champions Iran 79-77 after a frenetic final two minutes to capture Asian Games gold in the men's basketball on Friday.

The Koreans kept their nerve after slipping five points behind with 122 seconds remaining to win their fourth title -- and their first since stunning Yao Ming's China at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan.

They also completed a basketball double after South Korea beat China in the women's final on Thursday.

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