Korea Table Tennis shocked to lose all

men’s and women’s singles at Asia Championships

Shin Yubin

Plays against Thailand during the women’s team quarterfinal match at the 26th Pyeongchang Asian Table Tennis Championships 2023 at Pyeongchang Dome Stadium in Gangwon Province on Thursday. 스포츠토토 The Korean women’s table tennis team defeated Thailand 3-0 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals.

South Korean table tennis has been eliminated in both the men’s and women’s singles at the 2023 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) Pyeongchang Asian Championships.

World No. 9 Shin Yubin lost 2-3 (9-11 12-10 6-11 11-3 9-11) to World No. 92 Paranang Orawan of Thailand in the round of 16 women’s singles event at the Pyeongchang Dome in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon Province, on Monday.

The match was expected to be a dominant one for Shin, but she struggled against Orawan, who is ranked far below her, and suffered a shock loss. After dropping the first set to her opponent, Shin fought back to take the match to five sets, before dropping the final set and going down on her knees.

World No. 33 Jeon Ji-hee, who is competing in the doubles alongside Shin, 토토 also lost 0-3 (8-11 5-11 4-11) to Tokyo 2021 women’s singles bronze medalist Mima Ito of Japan (No. 8).

The men’s singles also saw a shock exit.

World No. 9 Jang Woo-jin suffered a 2-3 (11-9 19-17 2-11 9-11 10-12) upset loss to World No. 50 Wong Chun-ting (HKR), while World No. 17 Lim Jong-hoon (JPN) also suffered a 1-3 (10-12 12-10 9-11 7-11) defeat to World No. 73 Tanaka Yuta (JPN), who is ranked well below him.

World No. 40 Ahn Jae-hyun

Also suffered a 0-3 (3-11 7-11 6-11) loss to World No. 6 Liang Jing-kun (China).

After accepting the result of being eliminated in all singles, South Korea was able to save face in the men’s and women’s doubles.

In the women’s doubles, Shin Yubin and Jeon Jeon-hee advanced to the quarterfinals with a 3-0 (11-9 16-14 11-5) victory over the 17th-ranked pair of Chun Zhiyou and Huang Yihua from Chinese Taipei. They will face Sun Yingxia-Wang Yidi (China) in the final.

In men’s doubles, Jang Woo-jin-Im Jong-hoon and Ahn Jae-hyun-Park Kang-hyun reached the quarterfinals. 스포츠토토링크 Both will face the Chinese team in the semifinals.

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