The Korean table tennis team will begin its journey to the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games on Wednesday morning.
Table tennis held its group stage draw for the team event at the Archer Canal Sports Park Gymnasium on
Nov. 21. The draw was based on the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) team rankings. The top
seeds in Group A and B, which are favored to challenge for gold, 토토사이트 are China and Japan for both men and women.
Shin Yubin (ROK)
Pumps her fist after scoring a point during the women’s doubles semifinal match between Jeon Ji-hee-
Shin Yubin (ROK) and Sun Yingxia-Wang Yidi (CHN) at the Pyeongchang Dome Gymnasium during the
‘2023 Pyeongchang Asian Table Tennis Championships – Butterfly’ at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium
in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon Province, on Tuesday morning.
The South Korean women’s national team, coached by Oh Kwang-heon, are in Group D alongside
Thailand and Pakistan. Thailand is the team to watch out for.
Ranked 39th in the ITTF Singles World Rankings, and Orawan Paranang, ranked 67th, have been making
their mark on the international stage recently.
In particular, Paranang defeated South Korean ace Shin Yubin (No. 8-Korean Air) in the round of 16 at the
Asian Table Tennis Championships in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, in early September.
The women’s table tennis team will play the first match of the team event against Pakistan at 11 a.m. on
Feb. 22, 스포츠토토 followed by the second match against Thailand at 5 p.m. the same day.
Plays a backhand during the men’s doubles semifinal match between Jang Woo-jin and Lim Jong-hoon of South Korea and Ma Rong and Wang Chu-chin of China at the ‘2023 Pyeongchang Asian Table Tennis Championships – Butterfly’ at Pyeongchang Dome Stadium in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon Province, on September 9.
The men’s team, coached by Joo Se-hyuk, were drawn in Group C with Thailand and Macau. Compared to the women’s team, they received an easier grouping.
Korea will play the first game against Macau at 1 p.m. and the second against Thailand at 7 p.m. on Feb. 22.
In the men’s and women’s tournaments, the first-place teams from Groups A through D will advance directly to the quarterfinals, while the top two teams from Groups E and F and the second-place teams from each group will play a single-elimination game to determine the remaining quarterfinalists.
South Korea will need to top their group to avoid a tricky draw with the likes of China and Japan.
But there’s a catch. North Korea. If North Korea finishes second in their group, they could be drawn to meet in the quarterfinals.
The North Koreans, who are returning to international competition after a five-year absence, are in Group B for the men and Group C for the women. 스포츠토토맨