Latest Badminton News and Articles

Beng Hong heads a triple treat for Malaysia

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 24 November 2008
Posted by Hits: 1310

KOTA KINABALU: Second seed Kuan Beng Hong picked up his first international Open men’s singles title yesterday, beating Sukma (Malaysia Games) gold medallist Chong Wei Feng in the final of the Malaysia International Challenge at the Likas Sports Complex here.

Beng Hong maintained his good track record against the national back-up players and top seed, winning the match 21-7, 21-15 in just 33 minutes.

In the semi-finals on Saturday, Beng Hong had beaten Rho Ye-wook of South Korea 21-11, 21-11 while Wei Feng defeated Indonesia’s Andreas Adityawarman 18-21, 21-13, 21-12.

It was also a repeat outcome in the men’s doubles final as second seeds Lin Woon Fui-Goh Wei Shem overcame top seeds Gan Teik Chai-Ong Jian Guo 21-19, 21-18.

Woon Fui and Teik Chai had split partnerships to team up with youngsters Wei Shem and Jian Guo respectively for the Malaysia International Challenge. The two new pairings will be retained for the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur in January.

There were more cheers for Malaysia in the mixed doubles with fourth seeds Mohd Lufti Zaim Abdul Khalid-Lim Yin Loo beating top seeds Chrisnanta Danny Bawa-Vanessa Neo of Singapore 14-21, 21-17, 21-19 in a 61-minute battle.

Indonesia took the women’s singles title through Feby Angguni while South Korea won the women’s doubles through Bae Seung-hee-Park Sun-young.

Men’s singles: Kuan Beng Hong (Mas) bt Chong Wei Feng (Mas) 21-7, 21-15.

Men’s doubles: Lin Woon Fui-Goh Wei Shem (Mas) bt Gan Teik Chai-Ong Jian Guo (Mas) 21-19, 21-18.

Women’s singles: Febby Angguni (Ina) bt Bae Seung-hee (Kor) 22-20, 21-17.

Women’s doubles: Bae Seung-hee-Park Sun-young (Kor) bt Kim Mi-young-Jang Ye-na (Kor) 13-21, 21-15, 21-5.

Mixed doubles: Mohd Lufti Zaim Abdul Khalid-Lim Yin Loo (Mas) bt Chrisnanta Danny Bawa-Vanessa Neo (Sin) 14-21, 21-17, 21-19.

  • No comments found



Google Plus

Replays: China Open 2015

2015 China Open Badminton Videos

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Saina Nehwal invests in personal care business

Mumbai: India's world No. 2 women's singles badminton player

Thailand Open: Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong roll into second round

Bangkok: The unseeded Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong fended

Lee Chong Wei beats P. Kashyap in Denmark opener

Odense: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia showed few signs of rust o

Historic ranking milestone for Zhao Yunlei/Zhang Nan

Kuala Lumpur: It's getting hard to keep track of all the mix

Lin Dan displays smoking hot body to promote his own line of underwear collection

Beijing: HOT! HOT! HOT! Lin Dan shows off his super fit and

Lee Chong Wei is back! (video)

By: When He Loses, You Stay With Him!Wh

Recommended badminton news for you