K.H. Heo (born August 11, 1995) is a badminton player for the South Korean national team. In 2012, he was invited to join the national squad, and in 2014, he started working with Samsung Electro-Mechanics.
In 2012, K.H. Heo won the bronze medal at both the World Junior Championships and the Asian Junior Championships on the boys’ singles and team fronts, respectively.
K.H. Heo went on to win the boys’ singles and mixed team events at the 2013 World Junior Championships. He also placed second in the mixed team event at the 2013 Asian Junior Championships. K.H. Heo reached the semifinals of the senior competition.
In both the 2017 United States Open and the 2018 New Zealand Open. He was a participant in both the Asian Games in 2018 and the 2020 Summer Olympics.
K.H. Heo Got The Taste of His Own Medicine At Tokyo Olympics
Three days after upsetting the top-ranked opponent, South Korean badminton star K.H. Heo lost to an underdog in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. At the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo, world No. 59 Kevin Cordon of Guatemala upset world No. 38 K.H. Heo 2-0 (21-13, 21-18) in the quarterfinals of the men’s badminton singles event.
In a preliminary match on Wednesday, K.H. Heo stunned the Japanese world No. 1, Kento Momota, and advanced to the semifinals. In the first game, K.H. Heo didn’t put up much of a fight against Cordon, a four-time Olympian, and ended up losing by a score of 17-10.
In the following match, South Korea managed to keep things competitive. But Cordon went on a 4-1 run when the score was 17-17 to win the match in 42 minutes.
The BWF World Tour, a series of top-tier badminton tournaments, was announced on March 19, 2017 and began in 2018.
(BWF). World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100 are the various tiers of the BWF World Tour.