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‘Giant Killer’ Badminton Badminton Huh Kwang-hee beats world 10th to quarterfinals of French Open

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Men’s badminton Heo Kwang-hee

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Soon-hyeon Lim = Men’s badminton singles Heo Kwang-hee (Samsung Life Insurance) succeeded in advancing to the quarterfinals of the French Open Championship by defeating strongman Wang Zi-wei (Taiwan).

Heo Kwang-hee defeated 10th world ranking Wang Ziwei (Taiwan) 2-0 (21-10 21-18) in the men’s singles round of 16 at the World Badminton Federation (BWF) World Tour Super 750 French Open held in Paris, France on the 28th (local time). was suppressed with

Heo Kwang-hee, who is ranked 35th in the world, continued his strong appearance as the top ranker by winning the world ranking 2nd place Victor Axelsen (Denmark) in the round of 32 and catching up to 10th place Wang Ziwei.

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Gwang-Hee Heo made a breakthrough in advancing to the quarterfinals by defeating world No. 1 Kento Momota (Japan).

Then, on the 15th, at the World Team Championships, he defeated Momota again, earning the nickname ‘Giant Killer’.

Women’s singles Ahn Se-young (Samsung Life Insurance), who missed the championship due to a thigh injury in the final of the Badminton Danish Open Championship, also defeated Rene Hoijmark Schärsfeldt (Denmark) 2-0 (21-9 21-7) in the round of 16 in the quarterfinals. entered into

Ahn Se-young, who won the French Open as a high school student in 2019, is aiming for the second championship in two years. Last year’s competition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women’s doubles Sohee Lee – Seungchan Shin (Incheon International Airport) and Soyoung Kim (Incheon International Airport) – Heeyong Gong (Jeonbuk Bank) also played Nita Violina Marwa – Putri Saika (Indonesia) and Alisa Tirtocentono – Imker van der Ar (Netherlands), respectively. ) and advanced to the quarterfinals.

Men’s doubles Ko Seong-hyeon and Shin Baek-cheol (Incheon International Airport) also entered the quarterfinals, beating rivals Koga Akira and Saito Daichi (Japan).

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