Badminton News: Defending champions China had to work hard to beat Thailand’s strong team with a 3-2 final score in the race for Group A winners of the 2021 Sudirman Cup mixed teams championship held in Vantaa, Finland.
In the first men’s doubles game, Thailand took the lead after Supak Jomkoh and Kittinupong Kedren defeated the representatives from China, He Ji Ting and Tan Qiang, in a close rubber game with 11:21, 21: 8 and 21:11 in 47 minutes.
However, China responded from the women’s singles sector to Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medalist Chen Yu Fei, who managed to beat Busanan Ombamrungphan in two fairly easy games in a row with a score of 21-12 and 21-10.
Kunlavut Vitidsarn’s surprise continues. After successfully defeating former world ranking champion Kidambi Srikanth in the previous game, the 20-year-old defeated former All England champion Shi Yu Qi in two games in a row with a score of 21-17 and 21-17 to give Thailand a 2-2 lead. 1.
China equalized in the fourth game in women’s doubles through world number 2, Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan, who successfully defeated Thai representatives Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai in two relatively easy games in a row with 21-4 and 21-12 in 35 minutes.
China’s victory over Thailand in the final mixed doubles was won by Tokyo 2020 Olympic champions Wang Yi Lyu and Huang Dong Ping, who managed to beat world number 2, Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai in straight games with a score of 21 . 8 and 21-15. .
Article tags: China, Thailand, Sudirman Cup 2021
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