The Korean badminton team, coached by Kim Hak-gyun, swept the men’s and women’s doubles at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Super500 Malaysia Masters.

World No. 6 Lee So-hee (Incheon International Airport) and Baek Ha-na (MG Saemaul Bank) won the women’s doubles gold medal with a 2-1 (22-20 8-21 21-17) victory over world No. 11 Puli Tan-Tina Muralitharan (Malaysia) in the final of the 2023 Malaysia Masters at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday. It was their first international title in just over two months after winning the German Open in March.

In the men’s doubles final, world No. 16 Seo Seung Jae (Korea Armed Forces Athletic Corps)-Kang Min Hyuk (Samsung Life) stood atop the podium with a 2-1 (21-15 22-24 21-19) victory over No. 26 Man Wei Chong-Tee Kai Aun (Malaysia). It is the first time since the Korea Open in April last year that Seo Seung Jae and Kang Min Hyuk, who have been playing together since November 2021, have won an international title.메이저놀이터

Earlier in the day, world No. 5 Kim Hye-jung (Samsung Life Insurance) and Jung Na-eun (Hwasun County Government) lost to Puli Tan and Tina Muralitharan in the women’s doubles quarterfinals, and world No. 4 Seo Seung-jae and Chae Yu-jung (Incheon International Airport) lost to No. 3 Dechapol Puavaranukro and Sapsiri Taeratthanacha (Thailand) in the mixed doubles final.

Korea finished the event with two gold and two bronze medals.

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