The Korean Baseball 5 U18 national team, which participated in the ‘2023 Youth (U-18) Baseball 5 Asia Cup’ held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, won the 3rd place and a bronze medal, and was awarded up to 3rd place in the tournament. He succeeded in acquiring the right to advance to the ‘2023 WBSC Youth Baseball 5 World Cup’.
This tournament was the first baseball 5 tournament held in Asia by age, and 7 countries, including Korea and the host countries Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India and Singapore, participated.
On the first day of the preliminary round held on the 8th, the national team won the first set against the host country, Malaysia, but lost the second and third sets, and finished with 1 win and 1 loss by catching two matches of the preliminary round against India.
After losing the 3rd and 4th matches of the qualifying round against Taiwan and China on the 9th, they won the match against Hong Kong and Singapore on the 10th and advanced to the final tournament where the 4th place in the qualifying round is awarded.
On the morning of the 11th, the last day of the tournament, the national team played the first match of the finals tournament against Chinese Taipei, who advanced to the tournament as the first place in the preliminary round. The national team started the game by picking the first point, but a series of mistakes came out and gave the first set 1-11. In the second set that followed, they faced a 0:0 match up to the 5th in a tight flow, but unfortunately allowed a run in the end and advanced to the bronze medal match.
In the two final tournament matches between 2nd place China PR and 3rd place Malaysia in the preliminary round, China won and Malaysia was decided as the team’s bronze medal match. 카지노사이트
In the first set of the bronze medal match against Malaysia, the national team managed to score 3 points in the first inning, but ended the 5th regular inning with a score of 6:6 after reversing and reversing. In the 6th inning, which started with a no-out runner on first base, the national team scored 2 runs, but allowed 3 runs at the end of the 6th inning and gave up the 1st set.
After regrouping, the national team won 8-1 in the 2nd set based on a large amount of points and a stable defense, balancing the set score 1-1 and winning 7-3 without losing concentration in the 3rd set.
The national team, which won the bronze medal, won the World Cup qualifier, which is given up to 3rd place in this tournament, and participated in the 2023 WBSC Youth Baseball 5 World Cup following the ‘2022 WBSC Baseball 5 World Cup’ in 2022.
Meanwhile, in the finals of the tournament, Taiwan won against China and became the champion of the ‘2023 Youth Baseball 5 Asia Cup’.