Shin Yu-bin and Lim Jong-hoon, Olympic mixed doubles 2nd seed in danger of being taken away by Japan

WTT Bangkok tournament quarterfinals eliminated Japan wins, will lose 2nd place in ranking To meet China as late as possible at the Paris Olympics, they must keep second place.

Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin

Shin Yu-Bin (Korean Air) and Lim Jong-Hoon (Korea Exchange) are in danger of losing the ‘2nd seed’, which is advantageous for winning a medal in the 2024 Paris Olympics table tennis mixed doubles, to Japan.

According to the Korea Table Tennis Association on the 6th, at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender Bangkok held the previous day, the pair of Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin were eliminated in the quarterfinals, while the Japanese pair of Tomokazu Harimoto and Hina Hayata advanced to the finals, increasing the possibility that the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) mixed doubles rankings of the two pairs will change.

In the current rankings, the Im Jong-hoon-Shin Yu-bin pair is in second place, ahead of the Harimoto-Hayata pair in third place.

The ranking point gap is 210 points (Im Jong-hoon-Shin Yu-bin 4,110 points, Harimoto-Hayata 3,900 points).

A table tennis association official said, “When calculating the points that expire and are lost, if the Japanese team wins second place, the Im Jong-hoon-Shin Yu-bin team will keep second place, but if the Japanese team wins, the rankings will be reversed.

The Chinese pair of Wang Chuqin and Sun Yingsha are firmly holding onto the world number one spot in the mixed doubles rankings.

Since the Olympic draw is based on the ITTF rankings, you need to secure second place to secure a favorable draw for the semi-finals in Paris.

The second place finisher is seeded second in Paris and will face China in the finals if they survive to the end.

If they slip to third place this time and are seeded third, they could face China in the semifinals.

In Olympic table tennis, a bronze medal match is played instead of awarding a bronze medal to either of the semifinal losing teams.

When we meet China will inevitably have a huge impact on the medal race.

The final match that will determine the fate of the mixed doubles pairs of Korea and Japan will be held on the 7th.

The Harimoto-Hayata pair will face Hong Kong’s Wong Chun Ting-Du Hoi Kem pair in the final.

In the all-time head-to-head record, the Wong Chun Ting-Du Hoi Kem pair leads with 3 wins and 2 losses.

However, in their most recent match at the 2022 WTT Contender Zagreb final, the Harimoto-Hayata pair won 3-0.

The pair of Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin lost 2-3 (11-7 7-11 11-1 9-11 9-11) to Thailand’s pair of Padasak Tanviriyavechakul and Sutasini Sawethabut in the quarterfinals held the previous day. 카지노사이트

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