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Sunday, 12 March 2017 | MYT 9:04 PM

Malaysian doubles pair tied at 1-1 in All-England final

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian mixed doubles pairing of Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying are tied in the final of the All-England badminton championships title on Sunday. 

The silver medal winners at the Olympics defeated China's Lu Kai-Huang Yaqiong 21-18 in the first set at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday.

They however lost 21-19 in the second set.

With this, Malaysia and China now head into the rubber set of the All-England mixed doubles final.

The last time a Malaysian won at the All-England mixed doubles was when David Choong combined with England’s June White to win the title in 1953.

Tags / Keywords: All England Badminton Championships , second set , badminton , sports , Malaysia , China , tied , sport


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