Copenhagen (AFP) – China expanded their predominance in ladies’ duplicates as Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei asserted gold at the World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday while South Korea struck gold in the men’s pairs.
Fifth seeds Tian and Zhao added a world title to their Olympic crown by overcoming countrymen Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli in the last to hand China a twelfth straight gold award in the occasion.
Tian and Qing, who won Olympic gold at London 2012, secured the first gold award of these titles with a 21-19, 21-15 triumph over their fourth seeded adversaries to claim their lady world title.
They additionally finished their gathering of world awards having completed as runners-up in 2011 preceding asserting bronze a year back.
Tian and Qing utilized an arrangement of four progressive focuses from 10-8 down to take control of the first amusement before Zhao exploited the couple’s third set moment that she caught a mid-court rally.
Yu, a three-time shielding champion, and her accomplice Wang, gold medallist in 2011 and 2013, were then heading the second set 14-13 preceding their opponents pocketed seven straight indicates move to the cusp of the title with Zhao and Tian then dropping to their knees in festival as the previous discovered the open court on match point.
The win gave the accomplished Zhao a seventh big showdown decoration after an alternate 2009 silver and 2010 bronze in the same occasion and in addition gold (2011) and bronze (2013) in the blended duplicates.
In the mean time Ko Sung-hyun and Shin Baek-choel, the twelfth seeds in Denmark, beat individual South Koreans Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong 22-20, 21-23, 21-18 in a throbbing 79-moment experience to record their first real title together.
Ko, a silver medallist with Sunday’s rival Yoo in the 2011 competition, and Shin had guaranteed the scalps of the fourth and fifth seed pairings in Denmark and wrapped up a strained opening set against their second-seeded adversaries when their rivals netted an administration return.
There was again next to no to particular the two groups in the second diversion and it looked as if Ko and Shin would seal the title as Lee dumped a shot into the net to hand the twelfth seeds a match point at 20-19.
Lee offered compensation instantly however as he pounded a victor specifically at Shin to draw out the challenge with the two-time silver medallist and his accomplice Yoo in the end constraining a decider.
In any case, Ko and Shin were not to be denied second time round as the previous bored an unreturnable overhead into the ground on the matching’s second match point to seal an inconceivable triumph.