Hyo-won Seo and Hyo-joo Choi, the star of the Korean Horse Association’s women’s table tennis team, will head to Durban, South Africa in May, confirming their advance to the finals of the 2023 World Table Tennis Championships.
From the 7th to the 13th, in the Asian regional qualifiers for the 2023 World Table Tennis Championships in Doha, Qatar, where top rankers from all Asian countries participated, Korean representatives Seo Hyo-won and Choi Hyo-joo won tickets to the finals of the World Championships. Seo Hyo-won won the right to participate in singles, and Choi Hyo-joo won both singles and doubles (partner Lee Si-on, Samsung Life Insurance). 바카라
In this regional qualifier, Seo Hyo-won and Choi Hyo-joo were not as lucky as other Korean players who competed together. From the beginning, he faced off against Chinese strongmen Wang Yidi (ranked 4th in the world) and Manwei Wang (ranked 3rd), respectively, and struggled in the first round. However, Seo Hyo-won easily defeated Hong Kong’s Wing Nam 4-1 in the second round, and Choi Hyo-joo defeated India’s Denison Reed 4-0 in the third round, confirming her qualification for the finals.
The World Table Tennis Championships are held every two years, and Seo Hyo-won participated in the 2021 World Championships and reached the quarterfinals in singles. This is the highest score among men and women in the Korean national team at the time, and expectations are rising as to what kind of activity Seo Hyo-won will show this year, who is showing a strong appearance in the world championships in particular.
Meanwhile, the final round of the 2023 World Table Tennis Championships will be held in Durban, South Africa, from May 20 to 28. It is the first world championship to be held on the African continent in 84 years since the Cairo Games in 1939, and the world’s attention is focused.