“Director Hyun Jeong-hwa hugged me after the last game saying that he did a good job, but I felt a little bit moved by the director’s eyes. He said good work and good work.”
On the 4th, the last day of the second round of selection for the national table tennis team dispatched to the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games (9.23-10.8) held at the Dangjin Indoor Gymnasium in Chungcheongnam-do.
In the final 6th game of the women’s full league, Yang Ha-eun (29, Posco International), the strongest in the Korean professional table tennis league, had a game score of 3-1 (11-9, 8-11, 11-4, 11-8) and dramatically led 5 players to Hangzhou토토사이트. SeoHyo-won (36, Korea Horse Association) included in the women’s national team roster. After the game, he expressed his feelings to Sports Seoul.
He said, “Before entering the game, he said, ‘Come out with all the skills you can comfortably do. The director and coaches believed in me, so I was able to do well because I was strong.”
Seo Hyo-won, a typical defensive player, recorded 2 wins and 2 losses until the previous day, and was in danger of being frustrated with Hangzhou. However, he won a come-from-behind victory over Chinese Kim Ha-young (Korean Air) with a game score of 3-1 (7-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-2) that afternoon, and even defeated Yang Ha-eun to take second place (4 wins, 2). Lose) and the knight was revived.
In the second qualifying round, up to third place can go to Hangzhou. In the first selection match held on the 29th and 31st of last month, Shin Yu-bin (19, Korean Air) took first place with 8 wins and 1 loss, and Jeon Ji-hee (31, Mirae Asset Securities), who finished second with 7 wins and 2 losses, confirmed her trip to Hangzhou first.
Lee Eun-hye (28, Korean Air), who is Chinese, took first place with 5 wins and 1 loss in the second selection round, and Seo Hyo-won, Yang Ha-eun, and Kim Na-young (18, Posco International) tied each other with 4 wins and 2 losses.
However, according to the winner-to-win principle, Seo Hyo-won, who caught Yang Ha-eun and Kim Na-young earlier, became the second place, and Yang Ha-eun, who caught Kim Na-young, became the third place.
Seo Hyo-won said, “The most difficult was the match against Yang Ha-eun. It seems that I really did my best and did my best and earnestly led to victory. If I win, I will become the national team (to Hangzhou), and if I lose, I will fall, so I went in with the idea of playing a game without regret.”
Seo Hyo-won, who will participate in the Asian Games for the third time, expressed her aspirations, saying, “I want to win a medal thinking that this is the last time.”
“I didn’t know Hyo-won would beat Ha-eun like this,” said Hyun Jeong-hwa, head coach of the Korea Racing Association. “He is a player the national team really needs.”
Meanwhile, in the men’s division, Ahn Jae-hyeon (24, Korea Exchange) took 1st place (6 wins and 1 loss), Oh Jun-seong (17, Mirae Asset Securities) took 2nd place (6 wins and 1 loss), and Park Kang-hyun (27, Korea Water Resources Corporation) took 3rd place (4 3 wins) confirmed their trip to Hangzhou.
Previously, in the first selection round, Jang Woo-jin (27, Armed Forces Sports Corps) and Lim Jong-hun (25) won the first and second place tickets to Hangzhou early.