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Shuttlers Start YOG Campaign On Right Path

Last update: 17/08/2014
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.....


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