The Tokyo 2020 Olympics final between Japan and Korea will be repeated in Dubai
From the championship competitions. From the source
The fifth day of the Fazza Badminton International for People of Determination, which concluded yesterday at Maktoum bin Mohammed Hall at Shabab Al Ahli Club, witnessed the repetition of the final of the last Paralympic Games “Tokyo 2020” between the Japanese Dakai and the Korean Kim in the semi-finals of the Dubai Championship, which witnessed the victory of the Japanese champion 2-0 with a score Sets 21-11, 21-16 after he beat the same player in the Tokyo final, and set up a date with Hong Kong champion Chan, the bronze medalist in “Tokyo” in the men’s singles final in the wheelchair category “2”, to continue the Dubai edition of excitement In its various matches, following the participation of a group of experienced Paralympic champions, which had a positive impact on the general technical level.
Jaafar Ibrahim, Director of Development at the International Badminton Federation, Vice-Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Championship, said that the repetition of the “Tokyo” final between Japan and Korea in the semi-finals of the Dubai Championship reflects the advanced levels of the event, in which the most prominent Paralympic champions attended, which made the competition more intense in order to reach the platforms Coronation.
He said in a press statement: "The Japanese and Korean champions presented a strong match, repeating the scene of "Tokyo" to outperform the Japanese player, stressing his worth to win in Tokyo and Dubai."
He added, "The technical level of Fazza Badminton International confirmed the position of the championship, which is among the best in the world, and which has occupied a prominent position in the world map of (People of Determination) sport."
Jaafar described the Arab participation in the Fazza Championships as "distinguished", indicating the high number of participants from one version to another and the participation of the Arab team in this version for the first time, which included six players.
Jaafar pointed out that the Arabs reaching the semi-finals in the wheelchair singles is by all accounts a gain and a good indicator for the upcoming participation in the presence of an elite group of “experienced” champions, indicating that badminton at the Arab level is on the right path in light of the increase in the number of practitioners of the game in Arab countries. .
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