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Mi-rae Lee is the best lady in PBA final

Posted by on January 4, 2021

Mi-rae Lee is the best lady in PBA final

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The glorious winner Mi-Rae Lee after a one-way final against Ga-young Kim

SEOUL - Young Korean Mi-rae Lee has won the third tournament in the PBA season. She defeated her compatriot Ga-young Kim in the final in three sets: 3-0. The final day was a Korean affair, the non-Koreans were eliminated in the first round with 93 players.

Mi-Rae, one of the big Korean talents in women's billiards, started in the final 11-7 in 16 and then switched to a higher level: 11-1 in 8 and 11-8 in 11. The number two Ga-young Kim couldn't make it to her level of the previous rounds in that final and finished only 0,485 on average. Mi-rae Lee finished 0,971.

In the semi-finals, Mi-rae Lee won in two sets against Min-joo Baek 11-5 in 8, 7-11 in 15 and 9-0 in 3. Ga-young Kim reached the final by a win over the queen of LPBA, Jung-suk Lim (three wins in 10 tournaments), 11-2 in 18, 6-11 in 7 and 9-7 in 7.

Mi-rae Lee finished with an overall average 1,128 (comparable to 0,957 according to UMB count). In the 93 players field, only four players were not Korean. The two Japanese Hayashi and Higashiuchi and the Europeans Najjari and Hofman were eliminated in the first round and finished in joint 80th place in the final ranking.

The men's final will be played today, Monday January 4, with two Korean finalists. Turk Birol Uymaz, the only non-Korean in the final phase, was eliminated in the semi-finals

The final ranking and the prize money in the ladies:
1 Mi-rae Lee: 15,180 euros
2 Ga-young Kim: 4,550 euros
3 and 4 Jung-suk Lim and Min-joo Baek: 1,500 euros.
The numbers 5 to 8: 750 euros.

The winner Mi-rae Lee

The other final player, Ga-young Kim

 

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My Comments

Jordi_Fontdevila
Jordi_Fontdevila
Really amazing, Mi-Rae LEE
MR Lee moves like the hummingbird to get the nectar from the flowers.

Well deserved victory.

Ga-Young KIM wasn’t there, yesterday. Not the right day, yesterday !!

Congratulations to both.

Jordi Fontdevila

Message 1/1 - Publish at January 4, 2021 1:48 PM - Edited at January 4, 2021 1:53 PM

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