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Leong Jun Hao claims first-ever senior men's badminton title


Leong Jun Hao (right) and Cheam June Wei.

Leong Jun Hao (right) and Cheam June Wei.

PETALING JAYA: National men's singles shuttler Leong Jun Hao has staked his claim for a spot in the Thomas Cup squad after winning the Finnish Open for his first senior title.

In an all-Malaysian final on Sunday, the 19-year-old Jun Hao fought back from a game down to beat Cheam June Wei 12-21, 21-17, 22-20 at the Vantaan Energia Arena in Vantaa, Finland.

   

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