Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong defeated Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan to win the bronze medal in the women's doubles badminton match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in which Korean players faced each other.



World No. 5 So-Young Kim and Hee-Yong Gong defeated World No. 4 So-Hee Lee and Seung-Chan Shin 2-0 (21-10 21-17) in the women's doubles bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics held on the 2nd at Musashinonomori Sports Plaza in Tokyo, Japan. I did.



Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong took bronze medals, while Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan finished 4th.



Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong took the lead by winning by 11 points in the first game.



Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong, who took the lead 4-0, overtook Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan with a 12-16 double score.



As Sohee Lee and Seungchan Shin made mistakes, the score gap widened even further. So-Young Kim and Hee-Yong Gong took the first edition by dropping 5 points from 16-10.



In the second game, Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong were down 4-7, but quickly pursued by one point and tied the score 10-10. Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong, who turned 11-10, fled 13-10.



But again, it was a tight battle from 13-13 to 15-15. Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong, who beat again 19-16, caught a match point with Kim So-young's smash and took the bronze medal.



Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong narrowed their record against Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan to 3 wins and 4 losses.



Korea Badminton closed the Olympics with one bronze medal in women's doubles for two consecutive games following the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.



At the Rio Games, Shin Seung-chan and Jeong Kyung-eun (31, Gimcheon City Hall) won the bronze medal.



(Photo = Yonhap News) 

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