People’s Republic of China defeats Malaysia 3-0, Li Zhijia misses the final and wins the championship

People’s Republic of China They defeated host country Malaysia 3-0 and won the men’s first title. Badminton Asia Team Championship 2024 in Shah Alam on Sunday (February 18).

He returned from a sinus infection and led the reigning champions to victory over Japan in Saturday’s semifinals, but was forced to relapse. Li Zhijia to miss the finals.

and, Ng Tse Yong Malaysia were very likely to repeat last year’s victory as a back injury ruled them out.

A tournament traditionally held to pit top singles players and young talent against each other. C Yuqi and Lee Sebong Among the absentees, China led in the final. Wen Hongyan – World ranking 16th – Defeat leon junhao 21-19, 21-17.

The current champion had aaron chia and Seo Wiik Although it is a second rubber on the court, Xie Hao Nan and great man They won the opening game 21-16.

The 2022 world champions returned and won the second goal with a tie in what was a must-win match for the home team to settle the match.

There was little room to choose between pairs in the third game Full of fun net rallies The Malaysians went into the changeover with an 11-10 lead.

Chia and So had match points at 20-19 and 21-20, but both were saved, but Xie’s lightning reflex at the net set up match point for the Chinese team.

Then left-handed Xie was active again in the next rally, clinching the match at 23-21 and giving China a 2-0 lead.

Malaysians’ hope for survival rested on the shoulders of Eogin Ewebut the 18 year old found Railankei too strong.

There seemed to be a clear divide in the class as Ray raced to a 19-6 lead before ending the first game 21-10 after just 15 minutes.

Ewe got off to a good start in the second, but the left-hander quickly overtook him and won 21-10, 21-14. Complete China’s Victory.

Earlier, India’s women’s team defeated Thailand 3-2 at the Asian Badminton Team Championship to win its first ever title.

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