Women’s Table Tennis Takes Brazil to the Quarterfinals

Women’s table tennis takes Brazil to the quarterfinals of the Busan World Championships… Securing Olympic Tickets

Korean women’s table tennis defeated Brazil and advanced to the quarterfinals of the BNK Busan Bank 2024 Busan World Table Tennis Championships.

Korea (5th place), lined up with Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air),

Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities), and Lee Si-ion (Samsung Life Insurance),

defeated Brazil (14th place) with a match score of 3-1 in the round of 16 of the tournament held at the BEXCO Special Stadium in Busan on the 21st. 카지노사이트

As a result, Korean women’s table tennis achieved its ‘first goal’ by obtaining a ticket to the 2026 Paris Olympics team event,

which is given to the team that reaches the quarterfinals of this competition.

In the tournament draw held the previous day,

Korea had the worst result, meeting the ‘strongest’ China in the quarterfinals,

so the secondary goal of ‘winning the prize’ seems difficult.

Korea will compete with China, which defeated Thailand with a match score of 3-0, to advance to the semifinals on the 22nd.

The World Table Tennis Championships do not hold a third-place match,

and bronze medals are awarded to both teams eliminated in the semifinals.

Korea had a difficult match as Shin Yu-bin, who played in the first singles,

was defeated by Bruna Takahashi 2-3 (11-7 7-11 9-11 11-6 8-11).

Fortunately, second-single player Jeon Ji-hee defeated Giulia Takahashi 3-0 (11-9 11-7 11-2), bringing the momentum back to Korea.

In the 3rd singles match, Korea achieved a comeback by defeating ‘one-armed player’ Bruna Alexandre 3-0 (11-5 11-8 11-4).

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