2023 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships
AN Se Young (Korea) and CHEN Yu Fei (China).
It had been 27 years since Korea has had a woman’s singles Yonex All-England champion. An Se Young after her disappointment at last year’s championships being runner-up was desperate to place herself in badminton history and replicate her illustrious predecessor Bang Soo Hyun.
An Se Young had a comparatively easy passage to the semi-finals after being given a walkover in the quarter-finals by Spain’s Caralina Marin. The 21-year-old Korean then knocked out Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei in an 82-minute semi-final on the Saturday evening. An Se Young showing no signs of tiredness from the previous evening, smash her way to the women’s singles title by beating Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medallists Chen Yu Fei of China 21-17, 10-21, 21-19.
LI Shi Feng (China) bt. SHI Yu Qi (China) 26-24, 21-5.
AN Se Young (Korea) bt. CHEN Yu Fei (China) 21-17, 10-21, 21-19.
Fajar ALFIAN & Muhammad Rian ARDIANTO (Indonesia) bt. Mohammad AHSAN & Hendra SETIAWAN (Indonesia) 21-17, 21-14.
KIM So Yeong & KONG Hee Yong (Korea) bt. BAEK Ha Na & LEE So Hee (Korea) 21-5, 21-12.
ZHENG Si Wei & HUANG Ya Qiong (China) bt. SEO Seung Jae & CHAE Yu Jung (Korea) 21-16, 16-21, 21-12.
Men’s Doubles Champions – Fajar ALFIAN and Muhammad Rian ARDIANTO (Indonesia) Runners Up – Mohammad AHSAN and Hendra SETIAWAN (Indonesia)
Fajar ALFIAN and Muhammad Rian ARDIANTO (Indonesia)
L. to R. Mixed Doubles Champions – ZHENG Si Wei and HUANG Ya Qiong (China) Runners Up – CHAE Yu Jung and SEO Seung Jae (Korea)
Lauren SMITH and Marcus ELLIS (England)
Alan Spink – Action Photography.
Craig Burgess – Action Photography.
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1899 – 2024
125th Anniversary Championships
2024 YONEX ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tuesday 12 March to Sunday 17 March 2024
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