Seo Seung-jae
Seo Seungjae - Indonesia Masters 2018.jpg
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1997-09-04) 4 September 1997 (age 25)
Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
ResidenceBuan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea[1]
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (MD with Choi Sol-gyu 19 November 2019)
5 (XD with Kim Ha-na 17 May 2018)
5 (XD with Chae Yoo-jung 24 September 2019)
Current ranking21 (MD with Kang Min-hyuk)
94 (MD with Choi Sol-gyu)
22 (XD with Chae Yoo-jung) (29 November 2022)
BWF profile

Aaron Seo Seung-jae (Hangul: 서승재; born 4 September 1997) is a South Korean badminton player.[2][3] In 2014, he competed at the Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.[4] In 2017, he helped the Korean national team compete at the 2017 Sudirman Cup and won the trophy and the gold medal at that tournament.[5]

Seo Seung-jae and Choi Sol-gyu against Malaysian pair in the final of 2019 Chinese Taipei Open
Seo Seung-jae and Choi Sol-gyu against Malaysian pair in the final of 2019 Chinese Taipei Open

Career

Seo competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in the men's doubles partnered with Choi Sol-gyu and in the mixed doubles with Chae Yoo-jung. His pace was stopped in the group stage and quarter-finals respectively.[6]

Achievements

Summer Universiade

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
South Korea Kim Jae-hwan Japan Katsuki Tamate
Japan Kenya Mitsuhashi
21–12, 21–19
Gold
Gold

BWF World Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
South Korea Choi Jong-woo China Huang Kaixiang
China Zheng Siwei
11–21, 13–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 CPB Badminton Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand China Lin Guipu 16–21, 11–21
Silver
Silver

BWF World Tour (8 titles, 8 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour is divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300, and the BWF Tour Super 100.[8]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Chinese Taipei Po Li-wei
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
21–12, 17–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 South Korea Kim Won-ho Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
8–21, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
19–21, 21–15, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Vietnam Open Super 100 South Korea Choi Sol-gyu South Korea Na Sung-seung
South Korea Wang Chan
18–21, 21–16, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500 South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
13–21, 21–12, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Syed Modi International Super 300 South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China He Jiting
China Tan Qiang
18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Korea Open Super 500 South Korea Kang Min-hyuk Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
19–21, 21–15, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin
19–21, 21–14, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Australian Open Super 300 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
21–12, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 French Open Super 750 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
19–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Chi-ya
21–18, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 German Open Super 300 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Indonesia Hafiz Faizal
Indonesia Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
21–17, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
18–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (II) Thailand Open Super 1000 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
16–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
18–21, 21–8, 8–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Australian Open Super 300 South Korea Chae Yoo-jung South Korea Kim Won-ho
South Korea Jeong Na-eun
21–9, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 3 runners-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Canada Open South Korea Kim Won-ho England Peter Briggs
England Tom Wolfenden
20–22, 21–16, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Macau Open South Korea Kim Won-ho Indonesia Wahyu Nayaka
Indonesia Ade Yusuf
13–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Won-ho South Korea Jung Jae-wook
South Korea Kim Gi-jung
21–15, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin
22–20, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 U.S. Open South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Kim Won-ho
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
16–21, 21–14, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Macau Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
17–21, 21–13, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Norwegian International South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Denmark Mads Emil Christensen
Denmark Kristoffer Knudsen
21–12, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Irish Open South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Scotland Jack MacGregor
Scotland Ciar Pringle
21–17, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ Lee, Seo-no (20 January 2015). "부안출신 서승재 태국주니어오픈 배드민턴선수권대회서 2관왕" (in Korean). Buan News. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Players: Seo Seung Jae". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "'라이벌' 서승재·이준수 "올림픽 메달은 내가 딴다"" (in Korean). The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. ^ "[난징청소년올림픽] 펜싱-사격에서 은1, 동1개". No Cut News (in Korean). Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Korea wins Sudirman Cup badminton final on Gold Coast". Gold Coast Bulletin. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Seo Seungjae". Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 31 July 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  7. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.