Badminton: Malaysia fail to deliver in men's and women's doubles event at Basel

PETALING JAYA: There are no Malaysian shuttlers left in the men's and women's doubles event at the World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.

Independent men's doubles pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong lost 23-21, 11-21, 11-21 to Indonesia's seventh seeds Fajar Alfian-Muhd Rian Ardianto in the third round.

Women's doubles pair Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean also crashed out 12-21, 13-21 to Japanese third seeds Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi.

While in the mixed doubles, Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing were outclassed 17-21, 7-21 by Thailand's fourth seed Dechapol Puavaranukroh-Sapsiree Taerattanachai.

Only Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying remain in the fight for a mixed doubles medal.
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