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Vietnam’s best male badminton player wins Robot title (pic)

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Category: Badminton News Published: 07 July 2008
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Tien Minh, Vietnam’s number one male badminton player, came from behind to defeat Malaysian fourth seed Chong Wei Feng at the Robot Challenge 2008 final in Ho Chi Minh City Sunday.

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Top seed Tien Minh in action in the Robot Challenge 2008 badminton tournament men’s singles final in Ho Chi Minh City Sunday.

 

Top-seeded Minh, ranked 27 in the world, took a hard-fought win over Feng, ranked 72, 17-21, 21-10, 26-24 in the men’s singles.

The Robot Challenge 2008 in Vietnam was the final tournament for Minh before he competes in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Though Minh was not in his best form, he gave his all to take the win, his third victory this year in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) series.

Minh received a cash prize of US$2,000 for the Robot Challenge 2008 win and 4,000 points in the BWF ranking table.

Former Prime Minister and Vietnam Badminton Federation chairman Phan Van Khai, who witnessed Minh’s victory, presented him with a VND20 million ($1,190) cash prize.

Additionally, Minh received a VND15 million ($890) prize from the HCMC Badminton Federation, VND20 million from official sponsor Robot Company and US$300 from a fan.

In the women’s singles final, Cheah Li Ya Lydia of Malaysia beat Taiwan’s Hung Shih Han 22-20, 21-15.

Malaysians Hong and Ng Kean defeated compatriots Latif and Chan 19-21, 28-26 and 21-13 in the men’s doubles final.

Singaporeans Liu and Neo downed compatriots Yao and Sari 21-15, 18-21, 21-16 in the women’s doubles final; and Malaysians Lim and Ng Hui took a 21-15, 19-21, 21-15 victory over compatriots Latif and Chong.

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