e Korean women’s badminton team consists of Ahn Se-young and Lee So-hee (Incheon International Airport Corporation) – Baek Hana (Saemaeul Geumgo), Kim Ga-eun (Samsung Life Insurance), Kim So-young (Incheon International Airport Corporation) – Gong Hee-yong (Jeonbuk Bank) and Kim Garam (KGC Ginseng Corporation). faced Thailand in the semifinals of the women’s badminton team event at the ‘2022 Hangzhou Asian Games’ held at the Binjiang Gymnasium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 30th.
The badminton team match is played in the following order: singles – doubles – singles – doubles – singles, and the first player to score 21 points per set wins the set. When there is a deuce, two points must be scored in a row.
Korea took the lead in the first set of singles with ace Ahn Se-young at the forefront. The opponent was Pornpawee CHOCHUWONG, ranked 12th in the world (55,729 ranking points). They showed strong performance enough to win all seven matches. Seyoung Ahn won the game score 2-1 and won the first set.
Ahn Se-young dominated Cho Chu-wong from the first game. After scoring his first goal, he scored consecutive goals to take a huge lead of 6-1. In particular, her diagonal thrust attack came to life and solidified her lead. Cho Chu-wong was left helpless by Ahn Se-young’s attack. Ahn Se-young wins 21-12.
In the second game, the situation changed and Ahn Se-young followed Cho Chi-wong. Ahn Se-young’s attack was not easy and he was dragged down to 8-12. Afterwards, Ahn Se-young launched a counterattack, but was unable to turn the game around. We blocked the opponent’s smashing with defense-oriented play and scored over the opponent’s net, but lost 18-21.
Ahn Se-young, who calmed down, showed off his offensive ability in three games. Unlike the second game, they scored consecutive goals from the beginning and took the lead. She tied the score at 6-6 midway through the game, but never lost the lead. Ahn Se-young dominated the three games and won 21-15.
Ahn Se-young achieved 7 wins, 3 runners-up, and 1 bronze medal in the 11 international competitions she participated in this year. She currently has 110,514 International Badminton Federation (IBF) ranking points, making her unrivaled No. 1 in the world rankings.
Several overseas media outlets, including AFP, are rating Ahn Se-young as a zero candidate for the gold medal. Ahn Se-young stood at the top of the women’s singles 27 years after Bang Bang-hyun won the gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, and in August, she surpassed Akane Yamaguchi (100,717 ranking points) to become number one in the world, marking a milestone in the history of Korean women’s badminton. is drawing.
Her national team moved one step closer to advancing to the finals by taking the first set, played well by Ahn Se-young. 스포츠토토
The remaining national team will try to beat Thailand by sending out players as strong as Ahn Se-young. In the second set, the pair of Lee So-hee and Baek Hana, ranked second in the world in women’s doubles (ranking points 93,800), will be played. In the third set, world number 18 Kim Ga-eun (ranking points 49.616 points) prepares to appear.
In the returning doubles set, world ranked No. 3 Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong (ranking points 85,225 points) stand by, and in the final set of singles, world ranked No. 126 Kim Garam (ranking points 12,711 points) prepares to enter the court.