Kang Dong-gung defeats Uimazu, first to win 2nd game in PBA World Championship group stage

Kang Dong-gung is one step closer to advancing to the round of 16 of the PBA World Championship.

Kang Dong-gung (SK Rent-a-car) is one step closer to passing the group stage at the PBA World Championship, the season’s king of kings tournament.

Kang Dong-gung scored a set score of 3- against Birol Uimaz (Turkiye, Welcome Savings Bank) in the second match of Group H of the PBA Round of 32 group stage of the ‘SK Rent-a-Car Jeju Special Self-Governing Province PBA-LPBA Championship 2024’ held at Jeju Halla Gymnasium on the afternoon of the 10th. 2 won the victory.

This competition, in which only the top 32 players in the men’s and women’s divisions in the 2023-2024 season rankings, will participate, will go through the group stage and select players who will participate in the round of 16 tournament.

A total of 4 players will be placed in each group, and only the top 2 players will receive a ticket to the round of 16.

Group H, which Kang Dong-gung belongs to, is a ‘Group of Death‘ filled with strong players such as Ujmaz, Murat Nagy Choklu (Turkye, Hanakad), and David Zapata (Spain, Blue One Resort).

Kang Dong-gung, who previously won the match against Choklu after a close battle in a full set, also defeated Uimaz and took the first two wins in Group H.

Zapata and Huimaz faced off tightly with 1 win and 1 loss, while Choclú was eliminated with 2 losses.

If Kang Dong-koong wins the final group match against Zapata, he will advance to the round of 16, and if he loses, his passage will be decided based on the result of the Uimaz-Czoclu match.

Group C’s Seo Hyun-min (Welcome Savings Bank), Group E’s Kim Byeong-ho (Hana Card), and Group G’s Eddie Refens (Belgium, SK Rent-a-Car) each won their second win and passed the group stage regardless of the final match result.

On the 11th, the third day of the competition, the second day of the women’s LPBA round of 32 group stage match will be held. 토토사이트