Girls’s doubles pair received silver medal in world badminton championship


Lee so-he Left, and Shin Seung-chan throughout the ladies’s doubles remaining match in opposition to China’s Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan on the BWF Badminton World Championships in Huelva, Spain, on Sunday. [EPA/YONHAP]

Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan received silver medals in ladies’s doubles on the TotalEnergies BWF World Badminton Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain on Sunday, a day after Kim So-yong and Kong Hee-yong took bronze in the identical occasion Gained.

Li and Xin misplaced in two units – 21-16, 21-17 – to Chinese language pair Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan on Sunday, who missed their probability to take the gold. Korea final received the ladies’s doubles medal in 1995 within the occasion of Gil Younger-ah and Jang Hye-ok.

En path to the finals, Lee and Shin beat Japan, Taiwan and Thailand, then beat nation ladies Kim and Kong by two units, 21-18 and 21-17, within the semi-finals on Saturday, whereas the lower-ranked pair. Kim and Kong are at quantity two on this planet whereas Lee and Shin are at quantity 4.

Silver medalist Lee So-hee, walked away.  and Shin Seung-chan pose on the podium after the BWF World Championships women's doubles final badminton match in Huelva, Spain, on Sunday. [AFP/YONHAP]

Silver medalist Lee So-hee, walked away. and Shin Seung-chan pose on the rostrum after the ladies’s doubles remaining badminton match of the BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain, on Sunday. [AFP/YONHAP]

This isn’t the primary time Lee and Shin have confronted Kim and Kong in an all-Korean match at a global degree. On the Tokyo Olympics, Kim and Kong received the home bronze medal, defeating Lee and Shin 2–0 within the badminton ladies’s doubles occasion, which finally marked Korea’s solely medal in badminton at this yr’s Video games.

Badminton was once one among Korea’s higher Summer time Olympic sports activities within the Nineties and 2000s. From Barcelona 1992 to Beijing 2008, Korea received six gold, seven silver and 5 bronze medals. Korea has not received a gold medal within the occasion since then, though Lee Yong-dae and Lee Hyo-jung final reached the highest of the rostrum in 2008.

Ek Se-young, who received the ladies’s singles gold medal on the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Indonesia on 6 December, received her third consecutive worldwide gold medal after profitable the 2021 Indonesia Masters and SimInvest Indonesia Open on 21 November. 2021 On 28 November, Japan’s Akane missed out on a medal, this time shedding within the quarterfinals in opposition to Yamaguchi.

by Yoon So-hyang [yun.sohyang@joongang.co.kr]



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