‘We’ve been beaten by China again’ Lim Jong-hoon, Shin Yubin suffer shock defeat…Olympic hopes dashed

Team Korea’s mixed doubles pair of Lim Jong-hoon (26-Korea Exchange) and Shin Yubin (19-Korean Air) were upset by China.

The world No. 3 pair of Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yubin played in the mixed doubles quarterfinals of the 26th International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) Pyeongchang Asian Championships at the Pyeongchang Dome Gymnasium in Gangwon Province on Sunday evening and lost 0-3 (7-11 9-11 2-11) to China’s No. 26 pair of Liang Jinkun and Chen Tianyi.

As a result, they failed to win the Asian title for the first time since the 2013 Busan Games (Lee Sang-soo and Park Young-sook) and qualify for the mixed doubles event at next year’s Paris Olympics.

The pair of Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yubin raised expectations for the new mixed doubles pairing when they won the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Nova Gorica in November last year.

After a string of runner-up finishes at subsequent Contender events, the pair rebounded early last month by winning their first title in nine months at the Contender Rio.

The pair defeated Singapore (Round of 32), Bangladesh (Round of 16) and Thailand (Round of 8) to reach the semifinals.

Liang Jinkun and Chen Tianyi overcame a tough quarterfinal match against Hong Kong (3-2) to meet Lim Jong Hoon and Shin Yubin.

The pair started the match by dropping two points in a row to their opponent’s unforced errors, but a straight backhand from Shin Yubin and an unforced error tied the match at 4-4.

However, as Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yubin’s straight forehand shots went wide, the score grew.

With the momentum in their favor, it was not easy to keep up and they dropped the first game.

The second game was evenly balanced from the start, with Shin taking the first two points with a powerful forehand attack.

At 4-4, Shin took a narrow lead when she returned her opponent’s serve perfectly and held her own.

Unable to fully control the momentum, she faced another setback at 9-10, and her last backhand shot went wide, leaving her with a 0-2 match score 카지노사이트.

He was unable to overcome his difficulties and only managed to take the third game by two points.

With their eyes set on a higher position than third place at the Hangzhou Asian Games, they will need to be prepared for the Chinese match.

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