‘Hope of male table tennis’ Cho Seung-min X Ahn Jae-hyun, 1-3 loss to the Chinese rookie group… Unfortunate runner-up
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Seung-Min Cho (Samsung Life Insurance) and Jae-Hyun Ahn (Korea Exchange), the ‘Korea Table Tennis Young Gun’, won the runner-up in the first major international competition of the new year.
In the World Table Tennis (WTT) men’s doubles final held at Lusail Sports Arena in Doha, Qatar on the afternoon of the 21st (Korean time), Cho Seung-min and Ahn Jae-hyeon paired the ‘Chinese Rookie Group’ Zhou Kai-Yu Ziyang with a game score of 1:3 (11-5, 11-5). 7-11, 7-11, 9-11).
2016 South Africa Cape Town World Junior Table Tennis Championships Ahn Jae-hyun and Cho Seung-min, the winning team, were unstoppable in every match of this tournament. After defeating Taiwanese group in the round of 16 and Iran group in the quarterfinals, in the semifinals, they clashed with ‘Korea senior top ranker’ Joe Jaja and last year’s world championship runner-up team Jang Woo-jin and Lim Jong-hunjo. At the end of a full game of rice and blood, they won a 3-2 (5-11, 11-9, 11-4, 10-12, 13-11) come-from-behind victory and reached the final. Two years ago, they had already won the 2021 WTT Doha Star Contender held at the same place, and before Ahn Jae-hyun’s transfer to the Korea Exchange, the eyes of Cho Seung-min and Ahn Jae-hyun, who had been working together for a long time at Daejeon Dongsan High School and Samsung Life Insurance, were in good shape.
In the final held at 11:00 pm on the 21st, the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday, he challenged for the gold medal against China’s Zhou Kai and Yu Ziyang. She took the lead by easily winning game 1 11-5, but gave up game 2 7-11. After dropping 7-11 after three games, she was pushed to 1-4 at the beginning of the 4th game, but followed tenaciously by 5-6 and 6-7. However, they were caught off guard by their opponents one after another in the match, and were pushed back to 6-9. At the end, Cho Seung-min’s left-handed drive was successful, and he pursued to 9-10, aiming for the final turn, but could not overcome the last rally fight and lost 9-11. It was a disappointing loss in terms of content, but it delivered the good news of advancing to the first final of the first tournament of the new year and winning runner-up. 메이저사이트
Meanwhile, in the first WTT major tournament of the new year, Korean table tennis succeeded in reaching the finals in 4 out of 5 events: men’s singles (Jang Woo-jin), men’s doubles (Cho Seung-min-Ahn Jae-hyun), women’s doubles (Jeon Ji-hee-Shin Yu-bin), and mixed doubles (Lim Jong-hoon-Shin Yu-bin). have made achievements Although they performed well in all four events, it was regrettable that they finished runner-up without exceeding the top ranker, the Great Wall, by one point.
Seung-Min Cho (Samsung Life Insurance) and Jae-Hyun Ahn (Korea Exchange), the ‘Korea Table Tennis Young Gun’, won the runner-up in the first major international competition of the new year. In the World Table Tennis (WTT) men’s doubles final held at Lusail Sports Arena in Doha, Qatar on the afternoon of the 21st (Korean time), Cho…