Korean men’s table tennis signboard Jang Woo-jin (Korea Armed Forces Sports Corps) won the first game of the World Table Tennis Championships after a close match. Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities), who competed in the women’s singles, also passed the first round.

Jang Woo-jin defeated Fang Yuenkoen (Singapore) in the first round (round of 128) of the men’s singles at the 2023 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Table Tennis Championships held at the International Convention Center (DICC) in Durban, South Africa on the 21st (Korean time). 3 (11-7 5-11 11-4 11-5 10-12 5-11 11-4).

In the first round, Jang Woo-jin struggled against Fang Yuen-koen. However, he showed his back in the last minute and passed the first round in 50 minutes.안전놀이터

Woo-jin Jang was eliminated in the first round of men’s singles at the World Championships held in Houston, Texas, USA two years ago. Having had to accept a shocking defeat at the time, he overcame the painful memories with the victory today.

Lee Sang-soo (Samsung Life) also advanced to the second round by defeating Hwang Yancheng (Taiwan) 4-0 (11-7 11-6 11-8 11-3) in the first round.

Lee Sang-soo passed the first round without allowing a single lead throughout the game.

He also won the men’s doubles match with Cho Dae-seong (Samsung Life Insurance). Lee Sang-soo and Cho Dae-seong defeated Sweden’s Anton Calveri and Jon Persson 3-0 (11-8 11-4 11-6) in 19 minutes.

Jeon Ji-hee defeated Andrea Todorovic (Serbia) 4-1 (11-9 11-6 8-11 11-4 11-3) in the first round of women’s singles. Lee Si-on (Samsung Life Insurance) and Choi Hyo-joo (Korea Racing Association) both passed the first round by beating their opponents 4-0.

Meanwhile, TV channels SPOTV and SPOTV ON, and sports OTT service SPOTV NOW will broadcast live satellite matches of the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships. It will also be broadcast live on SPOTV ASIA (Spotv Asia). Sporty Asia is a channel broadcasting to 13 countries in Southeast Asia and broadcasts tennis grand slam tournaments such as Wimbledon and US Open, men’s professional tennis ATP tour, motorcycle racing competition MotoGP (GP), WTT (World Table Tennis) table tennis competition, and BWF ( World Badminton Federation) badminton competition, International Sports Climbing (IFSC), Sports Climbing World Cup, etc. are provided.

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