Wednesday, 22 May 2024

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It was a memorable final day for Korea as they dominated the competition, clinching all five individual titles to add to their Mixed Team victory at the Universiade Gwangju 2015.

Youngster Jeon Hyeok Jin Surprises in Men’s Singles

One of the standout performances of the tournament came from Jeon Hyeok Jin in the Men’s Singles event. In a stunning display, he defeated his seasoned compatriot Son Wan Ho in a thrilling match. The final score was 22-20, 13-21, 21-17 in Jeon’s favor. Throughout the tournament, Jeon showcased his skill and composure, defeating well-known opponents like Kenta Nishimoto (Japan), Siswanto Siswanto (Indonesia), defending champion Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (Thailand), and Chou Tien Chen (Chinese Taipei), all in straight games.

Sung Ji Hyun Defends Women’s Singles Title

Sung Ji Hyun proved her prowess once again as she defended her Women’s Singles title. She faced a tough opponent in Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk but managed to secure a victory with scores of 21-18, 21-19. Sung had a relatively smooth journey to the final, defeating Japan’s Shiho Tanaka 21-13, 21-12 in the semifinals. Earlier in the tournament, Buranaprasertsuk had surprised last edition runner-up Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) with a convincing victory of 21-12, 21-14.

Kim Gi Jung and Shin Seung Chan Triumph in Mixed Doubles

Kim Gi Jung and Shin Seung Chan kickstarted the final session with a thrilling victory in the Mixed Doubles event. Facing Lu Ching Yao and Chiang Kai Hsin from Chinese Taipei, the Korean pair dominated the match from start to finish, winning with a score of 21-14, 21-11 in just 20 minutes.

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Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan Shine in Women’s Doubles

In the Women’s Doubles, Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan faced a challenging task against OUE Singapore Open champions Ou Dongni and Yu Xiaohan from China. However, the Korean pair showed no signs of intimidation and completely controlled the match to claim victory with a score of 21-16, 21-13. Despite their rankings of No. 10 and No. 11 respectively, the Koreans displayed their dominance on the court.

Kim Gi Jung and Kim Sa Rang Triumph in Men’s Doubles

Kim Gi Jung returned to the court, this time partnering with Kim Sa Rang in the Men’s Doubles event. The final was a thrilling encounter, with their opponents Zhang Wen and Wang Yilv from China pushing them to the limit. However, the Korean pair showcased their skills and determination, ultimately winning the match 21-16, 22-20.

For detailed results of the day, please visit Carnegiecentre.

Text by Badmintonphoto, rewritten by Carnegiecentre.