South Korean carom 3-cushion standout Cho Myung-woo (Seoul Metropolitan Government) finished runner-up at the World 3-Cushion Billiards World Cup.
Choi Sung-woo lost 44-50 to world No. 8 Tovejon Bromdahl (SWE) in the final of the Ho Chi Minh City World 3-Cushion Billiards World Cup 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on March 28 (KST).
Choi’s final opponent, Bromdahl, is a living billiards legend. With a total of 45 World 3-Cushion Billiards World Cup titles, Bromdahl was a mountain that Choi had to climb to win the title.
The match was evenly matched until the midway point.
Choi was tied at 26-26 after 15 games and showed signs of winning. However, Bromdahl’s momentum picked up in the 30th game and he lost 44-50.
Bromdahl had an edge of 1.515 in the final.
Choi is back on the World Cup podium after winning the World 3-Cushion Billiards World Cup in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in December 2022 and finishing runner-up in this event.메이저놀이터
“It was a tournament where I learned a lot,” said Choi. I will use this as a springboard and work hard once again to show my growth,” he said.
A total of 47 Korean athletes competed in the event. Kim Jun-tae (Gyeongbuk Sports Federation) made it to the quarterfinals and challenged for the title, but lost to Bromdal in the semifinals and finished in third place.