Yubin Shin-Jonghoon Lim, WTT Rio Mixed Top… Winning collaboration in 9 months
Possibility of winning two gold medals by advancing to the men’s and women’s doubles finals side by side
Lim Jong-hun (Korea Exchange) and Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air),
the representative mixed doubles duo of Korean table tennis (4th place),
jointly won an international championship in nine months.
Shin Yu-bin and Lim Jong-hoon defeated Maria Xiao-Alvaro Robles (8th place, Spain)
in the mixed doubles final on the 7th day of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Rio de Janeiro 2023 held in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil on the 12th (local time) 3-1 ( 11-9 12-10 8-11 11-4).
With this, Shin Yu-bin and Lim Jong-hoon won the international mixed doubles championship trophy nine months after Contender Nova Gorica held last November.
The Shin Yu-bin-Lim Jong-hun pair had to be satisfied with the runner-up in all three finals at the WTT stage this year.
In Contender Doha in March and Star Contender Bangkok in April,
they lost to China Group, and in August Contender Tunis, they lost to Taiwan Group. 카지노사이트
The Shin Yu-bin-Lim Jong-hoon pairing is a combination that Korean table tennis has strategically nurtured with the aim of winning a medal at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
World Table Tennis Championships
However, it is true that at the 2023 World Table Tennis Championships held in May, Shin Yoo-bin and Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities)
won the silver medal in women’s doubles, and Shin Yu-bin and Lim Jong-hoon ended up in the quarterfinals in mixed doubles,
losing interest from fans for a while.
Also Shin Yu-bin paired up with Jeon Ji-hee (first place) to compete in the women’s doubles, and challenge for two gold medals in the final.
Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee will compete against Choi Hyo-joo (Korean Racing Association) and Kim Na-young (POSCO International) (40th place) in the final.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. on the 14th, Korean time.
Its Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee won the Contender Lima by defeating Choi Hyo-joo and Kim Na-young.
However Lim Jong-hun also made a pair (22nd place) with Ahn Jae-hyeon (Korea Exchange)
to reach the final in the men’s doubles, aiming for two gold medals.
Lim Jong-hoon and Ahn Jae-hyun’s final opponent is Lee Sang-soo and Cho Dae-seong (5th place, Samsung Life Insurance).
Meanwhile, in the men’s and women’s singles,
no Korean players reached the final.
In the women’s singles, Lee Eun-hye (71st, Korean Air) and Kim Na-yeong (76th) reached the quarterfinals,
the best Korean player’s record, and in the men’s singles, Cho Seung-min (38th, Samsung Life) and Jang Woo-jin (8th, Mirae Asset Securities) These side by side were eliminated in the semifinals.
Also Shin Yu-bin did not participate in the singles in this tournament.