Shon Seung-mo

Shon Seung-mo (Hangul: 손승모; born 1 July 1980 in Milyang, Gyeongsangnam-do) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1] In 2004, he won the silver medal at the Athens Summer Olympics.[2]

Shon Seung-mo
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1980-07-01) 1 July 1980 (age 41)
Milyang, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
EventMen's singles
BWF profile
Shon Seung-mo
Hangul
손승모
Hanja
孫升模
Revised RomanizationSon Seung-mo
McCune–ReischauerSon Sŭng-mo

CareerEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

He competed at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.[3] In 2004, he defeating Antti Viitikko of Finland and Richard Vaughan of Great Britain in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Shon defeated Chen Hong of People's Republic of China 10-15, 15-4, 15-10. Shon advanced to the semifinals, in which he beat Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia 15-6, 9-15, 15-9. Playing in the gold medal match, he lost to Indonesian Taufik Hidayat by a score of 15-8, 15-7 to finish with the silver medal.[4]

Shon's right eye is almost blind, after being hit in the eye by a shuttlecock when he was 15 years of age.

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Goudi Olympic Hall, Athens, Greece   Taufik Hidayat 8–15, 7–15   Silver

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom   Wong Choong Hann 4–15, 5–15   Bronze

World CupEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2005 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China   Boonsak Ponsana 21–23, 15–21   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium, Busan, South Korea   Taufik Hidayat 10–15, 7–15   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Taufik Hidayat 9–15, 6–15   Bronze
2001 PhilSports Arena, Manila, Philippines   Lin Dan 15–3, 11–15, 7–15   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Chien Yu-hsiu 6–15, 4–15   Bronze

Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2005 Chinese Taipei Open   Lee Hyun-il 13–15, 5–15   Runner-up
2002 Korea Open   Lin Dan 7–1, 3–7, 3–7, 5–7   Runner-up
2001 Hong Kong Open   Boonsak Ponsana 7–2, 4–7, 8–7, 7–8, 7–3   Winner

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Singapore International   Hong Seung-ki 17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2009 Singapore International   Fauzi Adnan 21–9, 21–12   Winner
2007 Korea International   Kenichi Tago 21–15, 18–21, 21–10   Winner
2005 Malaysia Satellite   Yogendran Krishnan 15–6, 7–15, 15–6   Winner
2005 Thailand Satellite   Lee Hyun-il 15–5, 15–3   Winner
1999 Norwegian International   Hwang Sun-ho 13–15, 15–10, 15–13   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected OpponentsEdit

Includes results against Super Series finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "셔틀콕 메카로 유명한 밀양 지키는 손승모 감독" (in Korean). The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. ^ "'Losing to Hidayat in 2004 Olympic final still hurts' - Shon Seung-Mo". Sportskeeda. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Seung-Mo Shon". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Son Seung-Mo". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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