Ahn Se-young, Lee So-hee – Baek Ha-na… Silver medal at the Asian Individual Badminton Championships

‘Shuttlecock Idol’ Ahn Se-young (21, Samsung Life Insurance, No. 2 in the world rankings) reached the finals in all competitions she participated in this year. Although she only finished runner-up in the women’s singles at the 2023 Asian Individual Badminton Championships, she did enough to make the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and the 2024 Paris Olympics look forward to.

On April 30, Ahn Se-young scored a set score of 0-2 (10-21 14-21) in the women’s singles final at the Asian Individual Badminton Championships with Tai Tzu-wing (Taiwan, 4th place) at the Al Nasr Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). lost Although he had a 4-1 lead against Tai Zi-wing, he exhausted his stamina by playing full sets against Fusala V Xingdu (India, 8th place) and Chen Yufei (China, 4th place) in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively.

But there are more hopeful elements. This year, Ahn Se-young continues her upward trend by reaching the finals of all competitions she has participated in, including silver medals at this tournament, Malaysia Open (silver medal), India Open (gold medal), Indonesia Masters (gold medal), and German Open (silver medal). She was inferior to her nemesis, Chen Yu-fei, with 7 losses until July of last year, but since then, she has won 4 wins and lost 1 loss, and her ability to adapt to difficult opponents has also increased.

Lee So-hee (29, Incheon International Airport) – Baek Ha-na (23, MG Saemaul Geumgo, 12th place) also had a set score of 0-2 (7-21 14) in the women’s doubles final with Fukushima Yuki and Hirota Sayaka (Japan, 6th place) that day. -21) and lost. However, since its formation in October of last year, it has won 1 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals in just half a year. Its competitiveness is recognized as it is close to the top 10 in the world rankings. Kim So-young (31, Incheon International Airport) – Gong Hee-yong (27, Jeonbuk Bank, 5th place), and Kim Hye-jung (25, Samsung Life Insurance) – Jeong Na-eun (23, Hwasun-gun Office, 7th place), who have been working together since early on, compete in this competition. Considering the fact that they only reached the round of 16 and the quarterfinals, respectively, this is a remarkable achievement. 온라인카지노

In particular, Lee So-hee and Baek Ha-na defeated Matsuyama Nami and Shida Chiharu (Japan, 2nd place) in the round of 32, followed by Benyapa Aimsad and Nuntakhan Aimsad (Thailand, 11th place) and Matsumoto Mayu in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively. – Defeated Nagahara Wakana (Japan, 9th place). It is a performance worthy of the domestic and international evaluation that “Korean badminton has three definite women’s doubles cards.”

The badminton team will go to the 2023 Sudirman Cup (World Mixed Team Championships) to be held in Suzhou, China from the 14th. In the Sudirman Cup, which started in 1989, Korea is ranked 2nd with the most wins (4 times) and 1st with the most runner-up (4 times). They will defeat France, England, and Japan in Group D of the group stage and advance to the quarterfinals to win the championship.

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