‘Superman’ Jo Jae-ho catches his best friend ‘Hulk’ Kang Dong-gung and wins 2 PBA “I am proud and proud of myself”
‘Superman’ Jo Jae-ho (43, NH Nonghyup Card) succeeded in winning his second season.
On the 8th, Jo Jae-ho beat his best friend of the same age, ‘Hulk’ Dong-gung Kang (43, SK Rent-A-Car) in the final of the 8th round of the professional billiards 2022-23 season final, ‘Crown Confectionery PBA Championship’ held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Center in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, with a set score of 4-1. Pressed with (15-2, 9-15, 15-12, 15-13, 15-14).
With this, Jaeho Cho has earned two personal wins since winning the first tournament (Blue One Resort Championship) this season. Cho Jae-ho is now a multi-title holder along with Frederic Coudron (Belgium, 6 wins), David Martinez (Spain, 3 times), Kang Dong-gung, Philippos Kasidocostas (Greece) and David Zapata (Spain, 2 times). As a domestic player, he became the only multi-winner along with Kang Dong-gung.
In addition, Cho Jae-ho, who won 100 million won in prize money, became the only multi-winner this season, surpassing Zapata (140 million won) and Kudron (131 million won) to take first place in the season prize money ranking (222.5 million won). has risen Gang Dong -gung, who ranked first in the season rankings (261,500 points), advanced
to the finals as well as the first semifinals of this season. However, he was blocked by a wall from his best friend, and his 3 wins in his career were frustrated. Instead, Kang Dong-gung soothed his disappointment by winning the ‘Well-Bang Top Ranking (prize of 4 million won)’ given to the player with the highest average in a game.
Jo Jae-ho and Gang Dong-gung exchanged sets 1 and 2, and had a tense fight. However, Jo Jae-ho’s momentum, which took the third set 15-12 (6 innings), did not break. Cho Jae-ho was down 13-9 in the 4th set, but added 3 runs in the 7th inning to catch up to 13-12, and succeeded in turning it over to 15-13 by filling up the remaining 3 runs in the 8th inning.
Cho Jae-ho, who had the chance to win, won the match in the 5th set. Jo Jae-ho, who scored 7 points in the first attack, added 6 points in the 6th inning to take a 14-13 lead, and in the next inning, the remaining one-bank miss made it 15-14, consolidating the victory. 메이저사이트
After the game, Jaeho Jo said, “My goal was to win once before the season, but after winning the opening game, I increased my goal to win twice. I am proud and proud of myself for achieving that goal.” Thanks to the book ‘Mentality’, it really helped me manage my mentality. Now, I will challenge myself to win the PBA 3 times.”