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KIM Ha Na

Discussion in 'Korea Professional Players' started by xiaobunny, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. xiaobunny

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    hey , anyone have her details of everything?
    is it a new coming up korean Youngster?
     
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    She looks pretty cute ;) She could be a K-Pop star!! (if she wanted to)

    If anyone has anymore info please post!!
     
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    She just won her first Super Series yesterday with Jung Kyung Eun, also another cutie.
     
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    Noticed her wayyyyy before anyone took notice of her prior to this win *proud* :D
     
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    Too bad, I though she has really good defense and shot making capabilities during the Olympics. Could of been a real talent for Korea.
     
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    kim ha na + lee yong dae.

    best looking XD partners. i will just watch them for their looks
     
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    Kim Hana and her her partner, along with the other Korean ladies doubles pair have been kicked off the Korean national team because of Badmintongate.

    So sad, she was a very promising player, could really have challenged the top Chinese pairs. Her partner, Jung had an awesome smash.

    Don't know what they're supposed to do now, I think the ban also stops them from playing in other countries.

    This is too harsh in my opinion. There was a lot of embarassment in Korea about the Olympic happenings, but they shouldn't take it out on the players to this degree.
     
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    Kim Ha Na is out from international competition for 6 months

    Of course nothing can be done, the verdict has a already passed, but at least it didn't get to 2 years

    But doesn't matter imo, 6 months can pass by quickly, they can start a brand new career starting next year in 2013

    After experiencing such a crisis, I'm sure she and Jung Kyung Eun will return as stronger athletes and show the Chinese they have returned with remorse

    This also means Korea has to push their junior WD players. I really hope Kim So Young / Choi Hye In could catch up to Kim Ha Na and Jung Kyung Eun's level soon. So when the big guns return, South Korea would have a consistent and strong womens team...

    I still remember when Kim Ha Na and Jung Kyung Eun were still juniors and minors in international competition. They have improved so so quickly and caught up to Kim / Ha so fast, I was very proud of them because I was just one of the few who supported them before they made their mark...

    Actually, this sentence is not that bad afterall if you look at it this way. There was no saying they couldn't train? They should train very very hard and make a surprise next year in Korean Open
     
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    There is still Jang Ye Na and Eom Hye Won...
     
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    Strictly speaking, Kim Ha Na did not compete internationally as a junior. Her first tournament outside Korea was when she was 20. She was more of a late bloomer, unlike Jung Kyung Eun, who has been on the radar since just before her 16th birthday.

    Also, unless they make an exception, we may not see much of these four until a year from now. The ban is only six months but they are off the national team for a year so no one is likely going to fund them to go overseas for a tournament between March and August next year. Pro teams go abroad outside the purview of the national team a maximum of once a year and only Jung's team even comes close to that frequency. Kim's team Samsung hasn't been abroad on its own since the summer of 2010, Ha's team last went abroad in 2007 and Kim Min Jung's team has never been abroad on its own. As I say, they might make an exception but even those pro team trips have to get funding approval from their corporate sponsors and then permission from the BKA (though this may largely be because the BKA doesn't like them overworking national team players).
     
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    Yeah, we will miss her action together with Jung KE, Ha JE and Kim MJ. Good luck for next year comeback :)
     
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    When I said junior I didn't mean junior as in age-wise but experience-wise

    I saw them as juniors compared to their seniors Kim Min Jung and Ha Jung Eun who have been competing internationally for a longer time

    But thanks for your comment
     
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    Watching Kim Ha Na in the Sudirman Cup, I think her legs and especially arms look like sticks. Was her build always like this, or has she lost a lot of weight?
     
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    Haha... looks like she can topple over with a strong gust of wind. :p

    But she can smash quite hard though... much to her opponent's surprise, especially the men. :)
     
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    ....and a smasher she surely is! ;) Amen! :D
    Now, if she could just work on rearranging those facial muscles a little...

    wonder how this thread has escaped the eagle/wandering eye of [MENTION=7451]madbad[/MENTION] ... :D
     
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    In my opinion Kim isn't sharp enough at the net, e.g. missing a few net winners in today's surdirman cup game. She doesn't seem that dangerous in general...and it seems that Ko has to cover for her sometimes too which puts him in trouble :(
     
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    She has always looked like that. She has plenty of musculature on her legs but yes, her arms do look quite thin. As visor says, though, she has plenty of power.
     
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    ya, she may have power, but it's not the explosive type... so she's not as fast at the front as say, Ma Jin or Natsir.
     
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    Seriously: it's like watching women's doubles. She also lifts far too much. I feel really sorry for Ko at times, because she does get him into trouble so often ...
     

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