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Jeon Hyeok-jin (born 13 June 1995) is a Korean badminton player.[1] Specializing in singles, he was runner-up at the 2013 Asian Junior Badminton Championships.[2] He was part of the Korean team that won men's team gold at the 2014 Asian Games and the following year, he beat both Chou Tien-chen and compatriot Son Wan-ho to win gold at the 2015 Summer Universiade. In 2017, he helped the Korean national team to win the world team championships at the Sudirman Cup.[3]

Jeon Hyeok-jin
Jeon Hyeok Jin 2015.jpg
Jeon Hyeok Jin at the 2015 Korea Grand Prix Gold
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1995-06-13) 13 June 1995 (age 24)
Ulsan, South Korea
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking18 (8 February 2018)
Current ranking-
BWF profile
Jeon Hyeok-jin
Chosŏn'gŭl
전혁진
Hancha
全奕陳
Revised RomanizationJeon Hyeok-jin
McCune–ReischauerChŏn Hyŏk-chin

AchievementsEdit

East Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China   Du Pengyu 15–21, 17–21   Bronze

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center, Hwasun, South Korea   Son Wan-ho 22–20, 13–21, 21–17   Gold

Asia Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia   Soo Teck Zhi 17–21, 21–13, 15–21   Silver

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[5] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Australian Open   Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 16–21, 21–19, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters   Kim Min-ki 21–17, 19–21, 21–12   Winner
2015 Macau Open   Tian Houwei 21–11, 13–21, 23–21   Winner
2015 Malaysia Masters   Lee Hyun-il 21–19, 13–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Indonesia International   Sony Dwi Kuncoro 20–22, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 Osaka International   Kazumasa Sakai 15–21, 21–17, 21–14   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Jeon Hyeok Jin". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Badminton: Malaysia's Teck Zhi crowned Asian junior champion". english.astroawani.com. Astro Awani. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Korea wins Sudirman Cup badminton final on Gold Coast". Gold Coast Bulletin. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  5. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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