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Son Wan Ho ( 孫完虎 )

Discussion in 'Korea Professional Players' started by undeadshot, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Heong

    Heong Regular Member

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    Yea I can't believe I forgot about him. Vittinghus defs got the player in him, always so committed in his matches and have really decent shots overall
     
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    This is what Shon Wan Ho said on his Facebook shortly after his win at India Open against LCW

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    Do we have any Korean BCers here who can translate this?

    From what it looks like, he is very relieved and thankful :)
     
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    it just says "out of desperation came a miracle...thank you for the congrats and everyone that cheered for me"
     
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    Shon Wan Ho lost to Chen Long in Thomas Cup because Chen Long also plays a very patient game and made zero mistakes against him.

    He also could keep with Shon's stamina that's he won..Still Shon Wan Ho posed a serious threat to Lee Chong Wei . I notice Lee Chong Wei gets really nervous and struggled to play against Koreans...like in India Open final, he was smashing like a headless chicken and Shon has no problems counter attacking gain points of him.

    Shon is a dangerman in London but not to the Chinese for now...to Lee Chong Wei yes
     
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    Alapongtai Regular Member

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    honestly, SWH and LHI both have a chance at the gold if theyre consistent
     
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    I don't think LHI has the endurance. He can really play a classy game, but not for 3 sets against the best players.
     
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    At best still the semis unless they created some new weapons or miracle when in OG. ;) LHI game is too predictable for the top players.

    The younger one may have a slight chance if the day goes his way like what he played against LCW. ;) Not impossible. Just increase the stamina and consistency and accuracy of the shots, he is there. ;)
     
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    Shon Wan Ho in the Korean Badminton magazine cover.

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    Alapongtai Regular Member

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    wtf?? i want a korean badminton magazine.... anyone know wher ei can get it in socal? lol

    and not really a good photo.
    he shouldve held up his racket with a more distinct pose and with a better hairstyle. oh well
     
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    Badminton Korea's actually not that similar to Vogue ...
    You want a style mag? There're plenty of them.
     
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    You could try contacting them directly. They do have at least one staff member who speaks English. They might give you a subscription, it's hard to say. Unfortunately, their 'contact us' link is not actually a hyperlink and their subscription link, on this page, requires registration and login, which in turn requires Korean language ability and a gov't ID number issued at birth.

    You could try the other one, too. They had the same idea for a cover story in the new issue. I think you can view everything a month old or more here, though their actual website is here.
     
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    Why doesn't Wan Ho Shon take part in Korea Open 2013?
    Plz give me a reason?
     
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    I was wondering where he was... disappeared after Olympics
     
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    where is he nw?early retirement or national service?
     
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    Son Wan Ho has returned to the national team. He will still be officially on his military service until late 2014. His name has been confirmed for the Thai Open, the Indonesia Open, and the Worlds. It is also on the BWF list for the Sudirman Cup, but not on the BKA's list so he won't be going.
     
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    looked like he was playing well in the asian games. Hope to see him up there in the coming SS
     
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    I predict SWH will be in the top 5 next year at the same date. He can now replace LHI.
     
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    Well, he doesn't even have to wait until next year.
    SWH made it to no 3 in the world rankings now, with his impressive performance at the Denmark Open.

    And both JOJ and Tago are loosing points rapidly now. Plus they're both struggling with minor injuries causing, etc.

    I think Tommy Sugiarto might have a chance to reach the numbet 4 spot within short, although it probably will be a temporary situation, I don't see him keeping ahead of JOJ and Tago when they regain their full strength.

    Also Tanonsak and Tien Chien seems to be on the move. They are both at the top if their game right now.

    It will be very interesting to see how much momentum Son Wan Ho can carry from here on.
     
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    Ohh, I was too quick with my ranking calculations there...

    JOJ and Tago are not loosing their French Open 2013 points until next week.

    And of course I miscalculated WHS's total, by including 11 tournaments :-(

    He's at #6 now, but closing in fast on the 3 players above.

    It'll be interesting to follow.
     

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