Jeon Hyeok-jin also showed his presence… Korea’s badminton team defeated Japan
Korea badminton defeated Japan 5-0 in the match score 5-0 in the 2023 World Badminton Federation (BWF) World Mixed Team Championships (Sudirman Cup) group stage (Group D) held in Suzhou, China on the 17th and advanced to the quarterfinals with first place in the group. confirmed entry.
The Sudirman Cup consists of men’s and women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles teams, and the first team to win 3 wins. Korea turned off France and England in turn. In the game against Japan, after holding all 1 to 3 matches and confirming victory, she won the men’s doubles and women’s doubles and won a landslide victory.
The Korean national team players defeated opponents with advanced rankings in mixed doubles, men’s singles, and women’s singles.
Ahn Se-young, ranked second in the world ranking, has been pushed back with a total record of 6 wins and 12 losses in three matches, and defeated Akane Yamaguchi, who was ranked number one in the recent match, which she lost at the German Open in March, 2-0 (21-11, 21-15). Game 1 was superior enough to score 10 points first with a 6-point lead. In the 2nd game, when they were losing 4-7, they scored 5 times in a row and changed the situation and kept the lead. Ahn Se-young said, “I suffered a lot of come-from-behind defeats against Yamaguchi. She was nervous and worried a lot, but playing the game I wanted to play led to good results,” she said. 토토사이트
Jeon Hyeok-jin (28, ranked 69th), who played in the second match, also defeated Kenta Nishimoto (ranked 15th) 2-0 (21-11, 21-19).
Jeon Hyuk-jin, a 20-year-old rookie in 2014, contributed to winning the gold medal in the team event at the Incheon Asian Games and was recognized as a promising player. He also led Korea to victory in this competition (Sudirman Cup) in 2017. However, he suffered a right knee injury in 2018 that kept him off the court for over two years. After a difficult period due to long rehabilitation, he gradually regained his skills from 2021, and won the Korea Masters men’s singles last year to become the national team ace.
After the victory over Japan, Jeon Hyuk-jin said, “It feels good to have confirmed the first place in the group. He is preparing to come in first place in any competition. He will show a better figure at the Hangzhou Asian Games.”
Kim Won-ho (24) – Jeong Na-eun (23), 8th in the mixed doubles ranking, and Jodo, Watanabe Yuta, 2nd in the rankings, and Higashino Arisa Joe 2-1 (19-21, 21-15, 21-5) won a come-from-behind victory. National team coach Kim Hak-kyun said, “One match was a winning match. He gave up the first game, but the players quickly figured out the opponent and dealt with it well.”
Regarding the match against Japan, coach Kim said with great emphasis, “It is a match that I am 200% satisfied with.” Korea aims to win this tournament for the first time in six years since 2017.