Korean badminton, World Mixed Team Championships Sudirman Cup Finals after 6 years
The Korean badminton team reached the final of the 2023 World Mixed Team Championships (Sudirman Cup).
The national team beat Malaysia 3-1 in the Sudirman Cup semi-final held in Suzhou, China on the 20th.
The national team, which secured the silver medal, rose higher than in the previous tournament, when it finished in third place.
After winning the 4th championship in 2017 in this biennial tournament, Korea stayed in the quarterfinals in 2019 and 3rd in 2021.
The final opponent will depend on the results of the semi-final match between China and Japan, which will be held this afternoon.
The Sudirman Cup consists of 5 matches in the order of mixed doubles, men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and women’s doubles, and the first player to win 3 matches wins.
In the first edition of the mixed doubles, Seo Seung-jae and Chae Yoo-jeong had a come-from-behind 2-1 (11-21 21-13 21-7) victory over Malaysian Group, marking a pleasant start.
In the men’s singles Jeon Hyeok-jin lost 0-2 (11-21 9-21) to world No.
And in the men’s doubles, the pair of Kim Won-ho and Na Seong-seung produced a twist by defeating the world No.먹튀검증
Thanks to this, the women’s doubles Baek Hana-Lee So-Hee team conserved their stamina.
In the opposite semi-final, the prospect that China will defeat Japan prevails.
In that case, in the women’s singles, a face-to-face match between world No.
It is noteworthy whether Ahn Se-young, who overcame the world’s No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi (Japan) and No. 3 Tai Zi-ying (Taiwan) in succession over the past three days will continue his momentum against Chen Yu-Fei.
Ahn Se-young’s record against Chen Yu-fei is 4 wins and 8 losses, but he has won all of his recent 3 matches.
It is also an opportunity to avenge the defeat at the 2021 competition. Korea lost 0-3 to China in the semifinals, and the last game was Ahn Se-young’s defeat.
Ahn Se-young said, “If you beat Chen Yu-fei (following Yamaguchi and Tai Zi-ying), it is the same as winning the open tournament.”