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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Correspondent Choi In-young = The Korean badminton team has secured a place in the quarterfinals with two consecutive wins at the World Women’s Team Badminton Championships.
The national team defeated Egypt 5-0 in the second round of the group stage of the 2021 World Women’s Team Badminton Championships held in Aarhus, Denmark on the 11th (Korean time).
The World Women’s Team Badminton Championships, also called the ‘Uber Cup’, is a team event held every two years along with the World Men’s Team Badminton Championships (Thomas Cup).
In 2018, the national team finished third in the Uber Cup and advanced to the quarterfinals in the Thomas Cup. The competition was supposed to be held last year, but was postponed to this year by one year due to the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
After beating Tahiti 5-0 in the first leg of the first leg, the women’s national team in Group C also won an overwhelming victory over Egypt.
The women’s team will play their final group match against Taiwan on the 13th. The top two in each group advance to the quarterfinals.
Korea and Taiwan, who were the first to win two wins in Group C, have secured their place in the quarterfinals, beating Egypt and Tahiti, which have two losses. The match on the 13th will be the first place match in Group B.
The tournament is played in 3 singles matches and 2 doubles matches, and requires 3 wins to win.
On this day, the national team’s singles Kim Ga-eun (Samsung Life Insurance), Shim Yu-jin (Incheon International Airport), Jeon Ju-i (Hwasun-gun Office) and doubles Lee So-hee-Shin Seung-chan (Incheon International Airport), Kim So-young (Incheon International Airport)-Gong Hee-yong (Jeonbuk Bank) were all He completely defeated his opponent 2-0.
The men’s team will play the second leg of Group B against France on the 12th. The men’s team defeated Germany 4-1 in the first leg.
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