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‘Uber Cup Winner’ Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan advance to the quarterfinals of Badminton Thai Open

Badminton women’s doubles team Lee So-hee (left) and Shin Seung-chan [AFP=연합뉴스]

(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Im Soon-hyeon = Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan (Incheon International Airport), who led the Korean women’s badminton team to win the World Women’s Team Badminton Championship (Uber Cup), advanced to the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Badminton Championship.

Sohee Lee and Seungchan Shin defeated Brazil’s Zaqueline Lima and Samia Lima 2-0 (21-4 21-13) in the women’s doubles round of 16 at the 2022 Thai Open Badminton Championships held in Bangkok, Thailand on the 19th (Korean time). .

In the round of 32, the Brazilian players were no match for Sohee Lee and Seungchan Shin, who advanced to the round of 16 after lightly beating Thailand’s Putita Supajirakul and Sufisara Faeusampran 2-0 in the round of 32.

Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan made a decisive contribution to the national team winning the championship for the first time in 12 years, by beating China’s Chinchingchen-Zaipan 2-1 in the Uber Cup final last week.

In the round of 32, in the round of 32, they produced an extraordinary performance by beating bronze medalists Kim So-young (Incheon International Airport) and Gong Hee-yong (Jeonbuk Bank) at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Hana Baek (MG Saemaeul Geumgo) and Yu-rim Lee (Samsung Life Insurance), who reached the round of 16, also beat the Malaysian team 8 went up to the river

All Korean players who participated in the men’s and women’s singles failed to advance to the quarterfinals.

Men’s doubles players did not participate in this tournament.

hyun@yna.co.kr

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