Badminton

Published: Thursday July 31, 2014 MYT 9:06:00 PM
Updated: Friday August 1, 2014 MYT 1:52:02 AM

All Malaysians through, except for V Shem-Yin Loo (updated)

GLASGOW: All the Malaysian players, except for mixed doubles pair Goh V Shem-Lim Yin Loo, have come through unscathed after the second day of action in the individual badminton competition at the Emirates Arena.

On Thursday, V Shem-Yin Loo became the first Malaysian pair to crash out of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after going down fighting 21-15, 14-21, 14-21 to third seeds Robert Blair-Imogen Bankier of Scotland in the second round.

In the mixed doubles, only Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing are left standing for Malaysia after they beat Sri Lanka’s Buwaneka Dullewa-Madushika Beruwalage 21-13, 21-15.

The win sees them setting up an intriguing match against second seeds Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Vanessa Neo of Singapore.

In the mixed team event, the Malaysians had done well to beat Danny-Vanessa in the deciding match in the semi-finals.

Earlier, Tan Wee Kiong-Vivian Hoo found top seeds Chris Adcock-Gabrielle Adcock too hot to handle and bowed out 17-21, 11-21.

In the women’s singles, Tee Jing Yi marched into the quarter-finals with a 21-9, 21-6 win over Sri Lanka’s Nadeesha Murukkuwadura.

She will have a tougher time next as she will be up against P.C Thulasi of India.

Tags / Keywords: Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Goh V Shem-Lim Yin Yoo

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