Men's Table Tennis 'Great Wall of China' Loses to China
Men's Table Tennis 'Great Wall of China' Loses to China, Wins Bronze Medal at PyeongChang Asian Championships
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Korean men's table tennis failed to overcome the 'Great Wall' of China and won a bronze medal in the team event at the 2023 Pyeongchang Asian Table Tennis Championships.
Korea's Jang Woo-jin (Invincible), Lim Jong-hoon, and Ahn Jae-hyeon (hereinafter referred to as Korea Exchange) were defeated by China with a match score of 0-3 in the men's team semifinals on the fourth day of the competition held at Pyeongchang Dome in Gangwon-do on the 6th.
Korea, which formed a team event team with Woojin Jang (9th), Jong-hoon Lim (17th), and Jaehyun Ahn (40th), as well as Jun-seong Oh (91st, Mirae Asset Securities) and Kang-hyun Park (178th, Korea Water Resources Corporation), lost on this day and finished in 3rd place. Confirmed. 토토사이트
In this competition, there is no match for 3rd or 4th place, and bronze medals are awarded to all losing teams in the semifinals.
Korea, which won the men's team event at the 2021 Doha Games, where China did not participate due to quarantine issues due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), failed to win the competition for the second consecutive time.
It has been eight years since the 2015 Pattaya Games that Korea was eliminated in the semifinals of the men's team event.
Korea reached the finals in succession and won a silver medal at the 2017 Wuxi Games and the 2019 Yogyakarta Games.
Korean male athletes continue their hunt for medals in individual events such as singles, mixed doubles, and men's doubles.
China will clash with Chinese Taipei, which defeated India 3-0, for the title of Asian champion at 7 p.m. on this day.
On this day, coach Joo Se-hyuk of the men's national team showed his will to break through head-on by appointing ace Jang Woo-jin as the first singles runner.
Wang Hao, coach of the Chinese men's national team, showed off his powerful power by sending out 'next-generation ace' Wang Chuqin (2nd place) to the first singles match, while filling the lineup with world number 1 fan Zhendong and 'table tennis GOAT (best of all time)' Ma Rong (3rd place). did.
Jang Woo-jin performed well, winning two games with a mix of strong attacks and irregular attacks, but ultimately lost to Wang Chu-qin 1-3 (7-11 11-9 6-11 7-11).
Lim Jong-hoon, who played second singles, narrowly lost 2-3 (6-11 11-3 11-8 4-11 6-11) after a close game with Fun Jeon-dung.
He put pressure on Pan Zhendong by taking the second and third games with a one-beat backhand, but he could not win.
The Lin Jong-hun-Pan Zhendong match is the only time that China has advanced to five games in the men's team event at this tournament.
China, which did not participate in the Doha competition and played the men's team event from the preliminaries of this competition, has played all games since the first match of the preliminaries (China won 3-1 in matches 1 and 2) against Saudi Arabia, which was played in a weak state. It was a 'perfect win' that made the match score 3-0 with only a score of 3-0.
In the 3rd singles match, Ahn Jae-hyun was unable to overcome Ma Long's skill and lost 0-3 (10-12 5-11 8-11).
After the game, Lim Jong-hoon said, "I focused on what I was good at, but my opponent did better, so I lost.
I need to make up for the gap and make up for it.
I need points to overcome difficulties when things are difficult."
The Korean national team finished the team event by winning a silver medal (women) and a bronze medal.
In the mixed doubles, the pair of Jang Woo-jin and Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities) (9th place), who were expected to achieve medal-level results, defeated Taiwan's Lin Yun-ru and Zhen Zhiyou (5th place) in the quarterfinals, 2-3 (8-11 11-5 11- 9 4-11 6-11) and were eliminated.
Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air) (3rd place) defeated Thailand's Pakpoom Sangguasin and Orawan Paranang (no ranking) 3-0 (11-9 11-6 11-5) in the quarterfinals. Reached the semifinals and secured the bronze medal.
The next opponent for Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin is the Chinese pair of Liang Jin-kun and Chen Tianyi (26th).
Although the ranking is outside the top 20, a difficult match is expected because Chinese players always show strong performances regardless of ranking.
This game starts at 6:30 PM on the 7th.
The winning group of this tournament's mixed doubles will be given the right to participate in the 2024 Paris Olympics.