Taiwanese claim badminton doubles final in South Korea

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 25, 2019
By: Grant Dexter  /  Staff reporter

Taiwan’s Wang Chi-lin and Lee Yang claimed victory in the final of the men’s doubles at the Gwangju Korea Masters in South Korea yesterday, defeating Malaysia’s Goh V. Shem and Tan Wee Kiong.

Wang and Lee won 21-19, 20-22, 21-19 in 59 minutes, downing the silver medalists from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in three sets, which all went down to the wire.

In the first game, the score was locked at 19-19 before the Taiwanese pair won two points to seize the initiative at the Gwangju Women’s University.

The second game was also close, with the score reaching 18-18 before Wang and Lee gave themselves two championship points at 20-18.    [FULL  STORY]

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