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Boonsak beats Chinese foe again in Games badminton

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Published: 15 August 2007
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BANGKOK, Thailand: Boonsak Ponsana made it two upset wins in a row over world No. 2 Chen Hong of China, giving Thailand the men's singles badminton gold medal Wednesday at the World University Games.

Boonsak, a 25-year-old law student ranked ninth in the world, led Thailand to the team title last weekend with a win over Chen, avenging a loss to the Chinese player in the recent Thailand Open final.

The Thai player did it again Wednesday, beating Chen 17-21, 21-15, 21-17.

Wang Yihan of China beat Taiwan's Cheng Shao-chieh 21-12, 21-17 in the women's final.

In the first of 12 diving finals to be held over the next four days, Noemi Batki of Italy and Maria Voloshchenko of the Ukraine shared gold when they each finished with 280.65 points.

 

China Flex Muscles at World Championships

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 15 August 2007
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China flexed their muscles on the second day of the world badminton championships.
 
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Taufik sees early exit thanks to Anup

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 15 August 2007
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PETALING JAYA: It was a surprise exit for Indonesian star player Taufik Hidayat when he went down to India's Anup Sridhar, 21-14, 24-26, 22-20, in the World Badminton Championships at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil this evening.
 

Asian Championships: Boon Heong wants ABC title (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 10 April 2007
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By : K.M. Boopathy

THE Asian Badminton Championships (ABC), which begin in Johor Baru on Wednesday, may not be one of the more popular international events, but it is special for doubles player Tan Boon Heong.
Boon Heong, who partnered Hoon Thien How to reach last years final, wants to go one better this time with Koo Kien Keat.

 

Shuttlers make detour to lend a helping hand

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 10 April 2007
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JOHOR BARU: Their trip down south on Saturday took a detour to Malacca when they made a stop at Machap to play exhibition matches at the launching of Malaysia Love Badminton Campaign by Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai.

The campaign is held in conjunction with the Machap by-election campaign.

 

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