Shin Yu-bin (19, Korean Air), the star of Korean women’s table tennis, expressed her determination ahead of her first Asian Games. She said she hopes to return with good results as she has had the opportunity to compete since the competition was postponed for a year.
Shin Yu-bin attended the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games team selection ceremony held at the Olympic Hall in Olympic Park, Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 12th and said, “The opening of the Asian Games is approaching, and I will focus on what I can and do my best, no different from usual.” “Rather than thinking about medals, I think I should play the best game I can,” he said.
Shin Yu-bin has been attracting attention as a ‘table tennis prodigy’ since her childhood. When she was an elementary school student, she was selected for the national team, and in 2021, at the age of 15 years, 11 months, and 16 days, she was selected for the national team, making history as the youngest person to wear the Taegeuk mark in Korean table tennis history. .
She also has extensive experience in international competitions. In 2021, she made it to the finals of the Tokyo Olympics, and at the 2021 Doha Asian Championships, although Chinese players were absent due to COVID-19, she won a gold medal in women’s doubles, a silver medal in women’s team event, and a silver medal in women’s singles, and she was outstanding. He showed off his skills.
She also won a silver medal in women’s doubles at the 2023 Durban World Championships, raising expectations for the Hangzhou Asian Games. At the recent Asian Championships held in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do, she was unable to overcome the Chinese barrier and won a silver medal in the women’s team event, a silver medal in the women’s doubles, and a bronze medal in the mixed doubles, but she gained valuable experience ahead of the Asian Games.
Participating in the Hangzhou Asian Games itself was a stroke of luck for Shin Yu-bin. The Hangzhou Asian Games were originally scheduled to be held last year, but were postponed for a year due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in China.바카라
Shin Yu-bin suffered a wrist stress fracture injury at the World Championships in Houston, USA in November 2021, forcing her to undergo rehabilitation and recovery for over a year. If the Hangzhou Asian Games had been held as normal last year, she would not have been able to compete due to her physical condition, but with the postponement of the games, she was able to board a plane to China.
Shin Yu-bin attended the official media day of the Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Jincheon National Team Athletes’ Village in Jincheon, North Chungcheong Province on the 25th of last month and said, “Last year, I was unable to play in the national team selection match due to an injury, but luck came. The competition was postponed for a year and I had the opportunity to participate. He promised, “I am preparing happily because I was given a . During the injury period, my power and quickness improved as I trained mainly with weight training. I will show a better appearance and technical skills (at the Asian Games).”
Shin Yu-bin’s skills are evident in her recent growth. Since overcoming injury earlier this year, she has competed at WTT Contender Lima 2023 and WTT Contender Rio de Janeiro 2023, where she won two gold medals in the women’s singles and doubles and the men’s and women’s mixed doubles, boosting her confidence ahead of the Asian Games. She is ranked 9th in the world in women’s singles and 1st in the world in women’s doubles, and fans are looking forward to seeing her results at the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Shin Yu-bin expressed her determination, saying, “I have more excitement and expectations than burden. I think (the Hangzhou Asian Games) will be fun. If I try to play without regrets as usual, I think good results will follow.” Shin Yu-bin said at the Hangzhou Asian Games
. The one with the highest chance of winning a medal at the Games is the women’s doubles, the main event in which she is teaming up with Jeon Ji-hee. In the singles event, which is an individual event, she can also aim for a prize considering her recent performance. Shin Yu-bin also said, “As I have the opportunity to participate in the Asian Games, what will I do
? He expressed his candidacy by saying, “rather than wanting to do well in one event, I want to do well in all events.