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2nd big name exits world champs (pic)

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Published: 16 August 2007
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KUALA LUMPUR - China's third seed Chen Jin became the second big-name casualty in 24 hours at the world badminton championships on Thursday, when he lost his third round match with Singapore's Ronny Susilo 21-19, 21-14.

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China's Chen Jin jumps to smash against Singapore's Ronald Susilo during their men's singles match of the World Badminton Championships in Kuala Lumpur August 16, 2007. [Reuters]
 

 

Tan Fook-Wan Wah survive stiff test

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2007
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THE veteran men’s pair of Choong Tan Fook-Lee Wan Wah survived a stiff opening test yesterday. And Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong joined them in the quarter-finals.

While second seeds Kien Keat-Boon Heong were expected to win their third round match, they also had to put in some hard work to beat Poland’s Michal Logosz-Robert Mateusiak 21-17, 21-19.
 
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Mew Choo beats world champ to reach quarter-finals (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2007
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WONG Mew Choo provided the biggest thrill for Malaysia in third round action of the World Championships at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

She defied overwhelming odds to become the first Malaysian woman to reach the singles quarter-finals of the championships. And for a player who needed jabs to ease the pain on her knee, Mew Choo did it in stunning fashion.
 
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Chong Wei says it’s chief coach’s fault after defeat by Sony (pic)

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Published: 16 August 2007
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NATIONAL number one Lee Chong Wei served a double dose of shock for Malaysian badminton last night.

He suffered a whitewash by Indonesian Sony Dwi Kuncoro in the third round of the World Championships at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil, losing the match 11-21, 9-21. And after the defeat, he revealed a soured relationship with chief coach Yap Kim Hock.
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Down and out: Lee Chong Wei fails to return the shuttle in the loss to Sony Dwi Kuncoro.
 
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Taufik at stadium to support team-mates

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Published: 16 August 2007
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AFTER getting over the shock of a second-round defeat by Indian Anup Sridhar, Indonesian star Taufik Hidayat (left) turned up at the Putra Stadium yesterday to lend support to his team-mates.

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Taufik becomes the cheer leader for his Indonesia teammates

 

 
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