‘Badminton Empress’ Ahn Se-young (21, Samsung Life Insurance) politely declined the media attention pouring in after winning two gold medals at the Hangzhou Asian Games. He reportedly turned down all offers to appear in various broadcasts and commercials, saying, “I’m just an ordinary athlete.”
Se-young Ahn wrote a long post on Instagram on the 13th, saying, “After the Asian Games, I am experiencing a different world thanks to the support and encouragement of so many people.” He continued, “After completing this competition well, I came back with so many broadcast appearances, interviews, and commercials. “I’m just so thankful,” he said, but added, “The Ahn Se-young you all know is just an ordinary athlete, yesterday, today, and tomorrow.”
At the same time, he said, “I did not become a special celebrity with just one medal, but I am ‘athlete Ahn Se-young’ like many other athletes who are getting through each day well and quietly running towards their goal.” He added, “I wish I could be with you all the time because you are curious about things about me, but I have only one body. “My heart is still weak, so it’s hard to do all of this,” he said.
Ahn Se-young said, “You may think I may be arrogant, but I have a goal to reach in the future, so I will try to walk quietly one step at a time. I am sorry for not being able to respond to the support of many people. “Right now, I want to fully heal, rest, and stabilize.” At the end, she added, “Please support me so that the era of Ahn Se-young, who has achieved her dream, can come,” and “Please wait just a little longer so that I can become stronger and show you on the court.”
Previously, Ahn Se-young won two gold medals in both the team and individual events at the Hangzhou Asian Games. Especially in the individual competition, she did not give up even after injuring her knee during the match, and ultimately enjoyed the joy of her victory. She is the first women’s singles winner 29 years after Bang Bang-hyeon, who reached the top during the 1994 Hiroshima Games.
After Ahn Se-young returned to Korea, she underwent a thorough examination and was diagnosed with a torn tendon near her right knee. She reportedly needs up to메이저사이트 five weeks of rehabilitation. Accordingly, she plans to take a break for the time being and focus on her treatment.
◆ The following is the full text of Ahn Se-young’s Instagram post
. Hello. This is Seyoung Ahn. After the Asian Games, I am experiencing a different world thanks to the support and encouragement of so many people. And I’m sorry for not being able to reply to each and every one of you.
After completing this successfully, I received many broadcast appearances, interviews, advertisements, etc. I’m just so grateful. However, the Ahn Se-young you all know is just an ordinary athlete yesterday, today, and tomorrow. She did not become a special celebrity with just one medal, but she is Ahn Se-young, an athlete like many other athletes who are winning each day and quietly running towards their goals.
You are curious about my news and everything about me, so I wish I could be with you at all times, but my body is one and my heart is still weak, so it may be difficult to do all of this. You may think that I may be arrogant, but I have a goal to reach in the future, so I will quietly walk one step at a time.
We apologize for not being able to individually respond to everyone’s support. Right now, I want to fully heal, rest, and stabilize. Please support Ahn Se-young so that she can walk steadily toward another goal and achieve her dream. If you want to see me, please wait a little while so that I can become stronger and show you on the court.