Ahn Jae-hyeon (24, Korea Exchange) and Yoon Hyo-bin (25, Mirae Asset Securities) reached the top of the men’s and women’s singles divisions at the 69th National Table Tennis Championships by category on the 12th. In particular, Yoon Hyo-bin also won the doubles in the women’s general division, which she competed with her teammate Shim Hyun-joo (24), and became the second crown of the tournament.

Ahn Jae-hyun won the championship with a set score of 3-1 (11-6 8-11 11-7 11-7) in the men’s singles final match with Gwak Yu-bin (23, Armed Forces Athletic Corps) at Park Chung-hee Gymnasium in Gumi that day. In the quarterfinals held the day before, he defeated the “defending champion,” Cho Dae-seong (21, Samsung Life Insurance), and in the semifinals, he also beat Ki-hoon Lee (21, Korea Racing Association), continuing that momentum to the final.토스카지노

Ahn Jae-hyun is a resource called the future of Korean table tennis. He has been on the national team by age since his school days, and has steadily built up his career on the international stage, including the men’s singles semifinals at the 2019 Budapest World Championships, the men’s team gold medal at the 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships, and the men’s team semifinals at the 2022 Chengdu World Championships. In the meantime, the gold medal in the men’s general division of the 100th National Sports Festival (National Sports Festival) in 2019 was the only individual victory in the domestic competition, but with this victory, the World Table Tennis Championships in Durban, South Africa in May, the Pyeongchang Asian Championships in September, and the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games raised expectations.

Ahn Jae-hyun also made it to the finals with teammate Seo Joong-won (28) in doubles, but was defeated by Park Kang-hyun (27) and Park Jeong-woo (26, Korea Water Resources Corporation), so unfortunately he could not win two gold medals.

On the same day, Yoon Hyo-bin won 3-0 (11-8 11-4 11-8) against Lee Si-on (27, Samsung Life Insurance) in the women’s singles final, and succeeded in recapturing the top spot for the first time in two years. After graduating from Anyang Girls’ Middle School in 2014, she went straight to the unemployment stage, and began to stand out by winning the women’s general division singles at the 2021 Championships. She won the presidential flag that year, and the following year, she wore the Taegeuk mark and became a key member of the Chengdu World Championships, beginning to fully realize her potential. In the doubles, she also won the championship with a 3-0 (11-4 11-6 11-8) victory over Park Joo-hyun (30) and Kim Ha-eun (26, Sang-Hwaseong City Hall), whom she met in the final with Shim Hyun-joo.

Ahn Jae-hyun said, “It is meaningful to be the first winner of the Korea Exchange, which was founded in November of last year. However, I could have achieved better results in the doubles and team competitions, but it is regrettable that I could not do that.” I will not be satisfied here and will show a good performance in international competitions.”

Yoon Hyo-bin also said, “I am happy to win again in the competition that I won for the first time after entering the unemployment stage. Before the tournament, there were national team dispatch selections and the Korea Professional Table Tennis League (KTTL) post-season, so it was effective to empty my mind because I was not in good shape.” She admitted that she was not well prepared as a representative player and will challenge the international stage again with this victory as an opportunity.”

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