South Korean badminton player, Jung Jae-sung, Died at 35


Jung Jae-sung was born on August 25, 1982, and died on March 9, 2018.

He was a South Korean professional badminton player.

Jung was born on 25 August 1982 in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.

Jung began playing badminton at 7, at his local elementary school.

Jae-sung entered the South Korea national badminton team in 2001.

During the London Olympics, Jung, together with Lee, won the men’s doubles bronze medal.

The pair who were seeded two, advanced to the knock-out stage after placing first, won three matches in groud D stage.

They lost the match in the semi-final match against Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark, and in the bronze medal match, they beat the Malaysian pair Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong in straight games.

Which was his final tournament?

Jung died of a heart attack, on 9 March 2018.

He died at 35 years old.