Jing Yi's Olympic hopes in doubt after latest injury


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  • Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Tee Jing Yi retired against Goh Jin Wei during the final of the womens singles in the Celcom Axiata National Circuit 1st Leg at Stadium Juara , Bukit Kiara . . -- M. Azhar Arif/The Star 28 May 2016

PETALING JAYA: There is a strong possibility that youngster Goh Jin Wei may play in her first Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Tee Jing Yi has qualified for the Games, but she injured her right ankle in the first leg of the National Circuit last Saturday. The 25-year-old, who competed in the 2012 London Olympics, was forced to retire in the women’s singles final against Jin Wei while trailing 2-11 at the Juara Stadium.

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