National badminton team taking a commemorative photo

The Korean badminton national team that will participate in the 2024 Paris Olympics has been confirmed.

According to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on the 14th, a total of 12 Korean players were included in the badminton entry (173 players) for the Paris Olympics.

In the singles event, if two or more players are ranked in the top 16 in the world rankings, and in the doubles event, if two or more players are ranked in the top 8, two tickets can be earned for that event.

In women’s singles, world No. 1 Se-young Ahn (22) and No. 13 Kim Ga-eun (26, Samsung Life Insurance) won tickets to Paris.

In women’s doubles and mixed doubles, two Taegeuk Warriors teams will each compete on the Olympic stage.

In women’s doubles, world 2nd place Baek Ha-na (23, MG Saemaeul Geumgo) and Lee So-hee (29, Incheon International Airport) and 6th place Kim So-young (31, Incheon International Airport) and Gong Hee-yong (27, Jeonbuk Bank) will participate.

In mixed doubles, the world’s 4th ranked Seo Seung-jae (26, Samsung Life Insurance) and Chae Yu-jeong (29, Incheon International Airport) and 7th ranked Kim Won-ho (24, Samsung Life Insurance) and Jeong Na-eun (23, Hwasun County Office) will participate together.

Seo Seung-jae also participates in two events in men’s doubles, ranked second in the world, with Kang Min-hyuk (25, Samsung Life Insurance). In men’s singles, Jeon Hyeok-jin (28, Yonex) was named.

The Korean national team, which won 1 gold medal (women’s singles), 2 silver medals (men’s doubles, women’s doubles), and 2 bronze medals (women’s doubles, mixed doubles) in the individual events at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, is determined to achieve a crowning achievement on the Olympic stage. all.

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Korea ended the competition with one bronze medal in women’s doubles (So-young Kim and Hee-yong Kong). 한국야동