Korean Badminton Makes History Asian Games Expected to be 'Gold

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    Three gold medals at the World Championships the most in history
    Chasing the most gold medals at the Asian Games

    The South Korean badminton team is on track for its best-ever finish at the 2023 World Individual Badminton Championships. 스포츠토토 The team's medal prospects for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou next month are also brightening.


    South Korea won gold in the women's singles, mixed doubles and men's doubles and bronze in the women's doubles at the World Championships, which concluded in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Aug. 28 (KST).


    Badminton sensation Ahn Se-young became the first Korean to win both the men's and women's singles titles at the event, while Seo Seung-jae and Chae Yu-jung won the mixed doubles title for the first time since Kim Dong-moon and Ra Kyung-min in 2003. In men's doubles, Seo Seung-jae-Kang Min-hyuk became the first Korean pair to win gold in nine years since Ko Sung-hyun-Shin Baek-cheol in 2014.


    Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong won the bronze medal in the women's doubles, 28 years after Gil Young-ah and Jang Hye-ok won the title in 1995.


    It was a historic day for Korean badminton. 토토 For the first time ever, the country won three gold medals in five events at the Games. The previous best result was two, achieved in 1985, 1991, and 1999.


    All eyes now turn to the Asian Games. At the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games, South Korea suffered its first medal defeat in 40 years since Bangkok in 1978. Ahn Se-young, a promising youngster at the time, was knocked out in the round of 32 in the women's singles.


    After making history at the World Championships, South Korea will be looking for a medal at the Asian Games. Ahn Se-young, Seo Seung-jae, Chae Yoo-jung, Kang Min-hyuk, Kim So-young, and Gong Hee-yong will all compete at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.


    South Korea's most gold medals at an Asian Games in badminton are four, won in Hiroshima 1994 and Busan 2002. There are mixed feelings about South Korea's chances of challenging the record for most gold medals at an Asian Games.


    Ahn Se-young, the world No. 1 in women's singles, is a strong favorite. She has won eight titles in 12 international events this year. Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong have also won four gold medals this season.


    Badminton at the Asian Games will conclude with the team event, 스포츠토토링크 followed by the singles and doubles events. It is necessary to organize the games in such a way that the athletes can win medals while maintaining their physical strength.