|Nguyễn Thùy Linh. — Photo flypowervietnam.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thùy Linh won the Mongolia International Series 2017 badminton tournament on June 25.
Linh, world No 63 and No 1 seed, defeated South Korean So Yeon Ha in the final to bag the title in the women’s singles category.
Earlier, the 20-year-old player easily beat Itgelbayar Galbadrakh of Mongolia 21-2, 21-5 and Kim Ho Yeon of South Korea 21-15, 13-21, 21-17.
Another Vietnamese representative Phạm Cao Cường, world No. 166 and No. 1 seed, however, lost to Park Sung Min of South Korea 19-21, 18-21 in the men’s singles semifinal match.
The Mongolia International Series was organised by the Badminton World Federation’s International Challenge.
Last year, Linh triumphed at the Nepal International Series’ badminton tournament in Kathmandu. — VNS