Finals appearance nine years after Incheon 2014
Last team gold medal under Suh in 1994
South Korea’s women’s badminton team will try to win its first Asian Games team gold medal in 29 years.
South Korea won the women’s team badminton semifinal at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games with a
match score of 3-1 on Tuesday at Binjiang Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China.
This is the first time Korean women’s badminton has reached the team final in nine years since the 2014
Incheon Games. In 2014, they lost to China and settled for a silver medal.
If South Korean women’s badminton wins the title
It will be their first team gold medal in 29 years since the 1994 Hiroshima Games. In 1994, Suh Bang-hyun,
Jung So-young, Gil Young-ah, Ra Kyung-min and others shared the gold medal with Indonesia.
They will face host China in the final. The final will take place at 10 a.m. on Nov. 1.
In the first singles match of the day, World No. 1 Ahn Se-young defeated World No. 12 Ponpawi
Chochuwong with a game score of 2-1 (21-12 18-21 21-15).
Ahn used her light body movement and sharp shots to open up an early lead. Ahn used an exquisite
hairpin to turn around the game one return point at 11-4. Ahn closed out the first game with ease, maintaining the scoreline.
In game two, Ahn went into the mid-game break trailing 6-11. After falling behind by a double point, Ahn
fought back with tenacious defense to tie the game at 17-17. At 18-18, Chou Chu Wong landed back-to-back smashes to take game two.
After a narrow lead at the start of game three, Ahn turned the tide with an 11-7 return point. Ahn took
the lead, but Cho was not done. Chou Chu Wong fought long rallies and was relentless in her pursuit, but Ahn held on for the win.
In the second doubles match, the world No. 2 pair of Lee So-hee and Baek Ha-na defeated the world No.
10 pair of Jongkolpan Kittitarajakorn and Rawinda Prajongjai with a game score of 2-1 (23-25 21-13 21-5).
The first game was close until the very end. At 23-23 deuce, Baek Hana’s backhand return was caught in
the net. Baek Hana then watched the ball go into the court without handling it, giving Thailand the first game.
At the start of game two, Lee Sohee and Baek Hana scored back-to-back points to take an 11-6 lead into
the mid-game break. As Thailand’s errors increased, Lee Sohee-Baekhana doubled their lead and easily won the game.
In game three, Lee Sohee-Baek Hana continued to build a big lead. With a gap of more than 10 points, 카지노사이트랭크 Lee Sohee and Baek Hana won the game comfortably.
In the third singles match, World No. 18 Kim Ga-eun lost to World No. 16 Busanan Ongbamrungpan with a game score of 1-2 (22-24 21-14 13-21).
After falling behind early in game one, Kim seemed to warm up and rallied to tie the match at 13-13. At
20-20 deuce, Ong Bamrungpan’s high clear went out. Kim’s smash hit the net for deuce again. At 22-22,
Kim made a mistake in judgment and hit the ball late. Kim’s hairpin hit the net and Ong Bamrungpan took game one.
After jumping out to a big lead in game two, Kim allowed herself to fall back to within one point. She scored back-to-back points to take game two.
After taking the lead in game three, Kim allowed Ong Bam Rung Pan to break back. Trailing 6-11 at the
break, she was unable to close the gap and eventually lost the game.
Trailing 2-1 in the match, the world No. 3 doubles team of Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong took the
fourth game 2-0 (21-19 21-12) against the world No. 11 pair of Benyapa Aimsad and Nunthakan Aimsad.
Leading 11-6 going into the intermission, Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong fought back to 15-15. At
16-16, Gong Hee-yong’s smash was successful. Thailand made one error after another. Facing game
point, Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong won the first game with Gong Hee-yong’s final smash.
After falling behind 0-5 in the second game, Kim and Gong fought back to tie the score at 8-8. Coming