who could not hide her tears after finishing the team event at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, smiled brightly.
Shin Yu-bin won both the women’s singles and doubles quarterfinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games table tennis held at the Gungsu Canal Sports Park Gymnasium in Hangzhou
China on the 30th of last month.
He reached the semifinals in both singles and doubles and secured a bronze medal.
There is no separate 3rd or 4th place match in the Asian Games table tennis.
Bronze medals are awarded to players or teams that did not reach the finals.
As a result, Shin Yu-bin secured bronze medals in singles and doubles, following bronze medals in team and mixed doubles.
He achieved the feat of winning medals in all the sports he participated in.
In particular, this is the first time that Shin Yu-bin has won a medal in singles at an international all-around competition.
At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics held in 2021, he fell in the third round of singles.
Shin Yu-bin, who competed in the Asian Games for the first time, opened with a team event.
However, in the semifinals, he lost in both the 1st and 4th singles matches against his old enemy Japan, failing to fulfill his role as an ‘ace’. 먹튀검증사이트
Shin Yu-bin, who finished the team competition, showed tears of regret.
She then competed in the mixed doubles event where she teamed up with Lim Jong-hoon (26, Korea Exchange) and reached the semifinals.
The team of Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin, strategically fostered by the Korea Table Tennis Association in preparation for the 2024 Paris Olympics, aimed to win this tournament.
However, they were unable to overcome China’s barrier in the semifinals and had to be content with a bronze medal.
Shin Yu-bin competed in the women’s singles and doubles quarterfinals on the 30th.
He defeated Taiwan’s Chen Si-yu 4-1 (6-11 11-9 11-7 11-7 11-3).
She then confirmed her advance to the semifinals with Jeon Ji-hee (31, Mirae Asset Securities) in the women’s doubles, where she competed.
Shin Yu-bin met Cheon Si-wi again, whom she had met while fasting a few hours ago.
The team of Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee, who faced the team of Chen Si-yu and Hwang Yi-hwa (both Taiwanese), won 3-1 (9-11 11-6 11-6 11-4).
Shin Yu-bin, who played both singles and doubles matches in one day, secured bronze medals in both events.
In her first Asian Games appearance, Shin Yu-bin reached the podium in every event she competed in.
Her remaining task is to ‘change the color of the medal.’
Shin Yu-bin, who has already won two bronze medals, will attempt to advance to the finals in women’s singles and doubles.
In the women’s singles semifinals to be held on the 1st, Shin Yubin will meet her current strongest player, Sun Yingsha (China, world No. 1).
As for the record of the two opponents, Sun Ying-sha has an overwhelming advantage with 4 wins in all matches.
In particular, Shin Yu-bin failed to win a single game in the previous four games against Sun Ying-sha.
In terms of objective power, Sun Yingsha, a strong candidate to win this competition, is one step ahead.
A gold medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, she also won the women’s singles title at the World Championships held in Durban, South Africa in May.
She also competed at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, where she won gold medals in the team event and mixed doubles.
Although Sun Yingsha is not an easy opponent, Shin Yubin left a deep impression with a flawless performance after the second game of the quarterfinals.
Shin Yu-bin, who secured a bronze medal in the women’s singles, said, “She was excited about the bronze medal in the team event as well.
But it’s really amazing to secure a bronze medal in the singles as well.”
Regarding meeting the strongest player, Sun Yingsha, she said, “There is no difference in being first place. I will prepare thoroughly to have a match without regrets, just like I have always done.
I will also work hard to ensure that they come out in the match.” compacted.
She also secured a bronze medal in women’s doubles and is aiming to advance to the finals.
The doubles match, which avoids China, has a higher chance of advancing to the finals than the singles match, where it faces world No. 1 Sun Yingsha.
Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee’s semifinal opponent is Harimoto Miwa and Kihara Miyu (Japan).
Miwa Harimoto is the younger brother of Japanese table tennis genius Tomokazu Harimoto.
Like her older brother, Miwa is called a ‘table tennis prodigy’ and is growing rapidly.
Additionally, Miwa Harimoto is a rival that Shin Yubin will meet in numerous competitions in the future.
Harimoto, born in 2008, is four years younger than Shin Yubin, born in 2004.
In particular, he defeated Shin Yu-bin 4-2 in the World Table Tennis (WTT) Tunis Contender Women’s Doubles final held in Tunis, Tunisia last June.
Although it is not a singles event, Shin Yu-bin and Harimoto Miwa will engage in a ‘pride battle’ in the doubles at this Asian Games.
Shin Yu-bin, who secured the bronze medal in doubles, said with a smile, “All my tears have dried.”
He said, “Singles and doubles are different, but I’m glad the results came out well. It’s really amazing and fun.
I want to prepare better for the remaining games and play without regrets.”
With two bronze medals under her belt already, Shin Yu-bin vowed to do her best in ‘the game itself’ rather than focusing on her medal colours.
He said, “I will prepare thoroughly to play a good game.
Rather than feeling burdened, I will think about what kind of strategy I will use and how I will play the game.”
Meanwhile, Korean table tennis won bronze medals in the women’s singles and doubles, in which Shin Yu-bin competed, as well as the men’s singles and doubles.
Jang Woo-jin (28) will compete in the men’s singles semifinals to be held on the 1st.
He is also aiming to advance to the finals on this day in doubles paired with Lim Jong-hoon.