South Korea’s An Se Young won the women’s title at the All England Open. badminton news

Birmingham (England): South Korea nc young broke her way to the women’s singles title in All England Open Badminton Championships on Sunday, Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medalist defeated chen yu fei Of China.
With her name thundering, An defeated 25-year-old Chen 21-17, 10-21, 21-19 in the women’s final, which at times had Chen on her knees and An skidding across the court on her stomach Was. More than once to make a shot.
“I’m very happy,” said 21-year-old An, who knocked out the Tokyo Olympic silver medalist Tai Tzu Ying The Taiwan team was eliminated in the semi-finals on Saturday.
“Every sport I’ve experienced has led me to this … This is a historic moment in my career – this is an opportunity to grow.” It was touch-and-go for An in the second half of the final game, with Chen applying the pressure with aggressive smashes and smart backhands.
The All England event, with more than 155 matches and more than 50 hours of badminton, contributes to potential Olympic qualification, with rankings to be announced on April 30 to decide which players go to the Paris Games in 2024.
China has dominated Olympic badminton since its inception at the 1992 Games in Barcelona with 47 medals, including 20 gold.
Earlier on Sunday, in the all-South Korean women’s doubles match, Kim So Yeong and kong hee yong Baek Ha Na and Lee So Hee were defeated 21-5, 21-12. China defeated South Korea 21-16, 16-21, 21-12 in the mixed doubles final.
Later on Sunday, Li Shi Feng will play fellow Chinese shuttler Shi Yu Qi in the men’s final.


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