From Ahmad Muliady Abdul Majid
NANJING, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysian shuttlers opened their campaign in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) on a winning note as both the men's and women's singles players registered victories in their respective group.
Cheam June Wei, the 3/4th seed in the men's singles competition, beat Nepal's Dipesh Dhami 21-13, 21-11 in a Group C match and face Thailand's Mek Narongrit tomorrow before meeting Muhammed Ali Kurt from Turkey on Tuesday.
"I hope to maintain my form to book a berth in the quarterfinal," he told reporters after his match which lasted for 27 minutes.
In the women's singles Lee Ying Ying defeated Austria's Janine Lais 21-13, 21-6 in straight sets.
Lee will play Slovenia's Katarina Beton tomorrow before completing her Group H fixtures against Bing Jiao He of China, the second seed in the competition.....