National shuttler, Cheam June Wei
From Ahmad Muliady Abdul Majid
NANJING, Aug 19 (Bernama) -- Two Malaysian shuttlers suffered contrasting fortune at the Group stages of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG 2014) badminton competition here Tuesday.
National junior Cheam June Wei moved into the quarterfinals of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG 2014) after securing his third consecutive win in Group C after beating Turkey's Muhammed Ali Kurt 21-14, 21-6, here today but Lee Ying Ying's hopes were dashed by Bing Jiao He, China world number one junior player.
June Wei, 17, the sixth seed in the competition said he would have to double his efforts to make it to the semifinals and win a medal.
"I am happy with the result today but the road to the final is still a long way. I will continue to work hard," he told Bernama, here.
Ying Ying lost to Jiao He 18-21, 14-21 in a Group H match and failed to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals.....