Last year’s runner-up Ahn Se-young wins gold in comeback bid
First title since 1993’s Hwang Soo-hyun and 1995’s Park Sung-woo
Ahn Se-young, 21, 카지노사이트 the world’s No. 1 badminton player in women’s singles,
has won the 2023 World Individual Badminton Championships. It is the first time in history
that a South Korean player has won the event in both men’s and women’s singles.
Ahn defeated world No. 6 Carolina Marin (Spain) 2-0 (21-12 21-10) in the women’s singles final at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday (July 27).
With the victory, Ahn improved her head-to-head record against the Rio 2016 Olympic gold medalist and three-time world champion to 6-4. Ahn continued her dominance, winning all five of her previous matches against Marin.
Marin had defeated world No. 4 Tai Tzu-Ying (TAI) in the quarterfinals and world No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi (JPN) in the semifinals, but she was unable to defeat Ahn.
After losing to Akane Yamaguchi in the semifinals of this event last year, 온라인카지노 Ahn settled for bronze, but this year she reached the final and won her first World Championship title.
Ahn is also the first South Korean player to win a singles event at the World Championships. Previously, the best results by South Koreans in the men’s and women’s singles at the event were Hwang Su-hyun’s runner-up finish in 1993 and Park Sung-woo’s runner-up finish in 1995.
In the first game, Ahn took the lead thanks to an unforced error. Marin’s shots were hitting the net one after another, and despite making mistakes like dropping her serve as if she wasn’t warmed up, Ahn maintained her lead. Ahn dominated the match like a world number one, overcoming the crisis with her body defense to win the point. She controlled her pace and repeatedly forced her opponent to make errors, taking game one 21-12.
Ahn took control in the early stages of game two. Ahn outpaced Marin in speed and power, widening the gap. However, the veteran did not give up. Ahn showed signs of fatigue and lost points. Marin took advantage of Ahn’s mistakes to tie the game at 10-10. After the interval, the determined Ahn switched back to her offense and scored back-to-back points. Marin made back-to-back errors and lost points. With the momentum in her favor, 카지노사이트존 Ahn sealed the win with a comfortable 21-10 victory.