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Thư advances at badminton world champs

Update: October, 19/2017 - 07:00
Vũ Thị Anh Thư (left) qualifies for the fifth round at the BWF Junior Championships in Indonesia. — Photo baomoi.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vũ Thị Anh Thư of Việt Nam made a big bang at the Badminton World Federation Junior Championships, beating No. 8 seed Aakarshi Kashyap of India yesterday in Indonesia.

Unseeded Thư beat Kashyap 21-16, 21-18 in a 25-minute match in the women’s singles category.

She will next meet Aurum Oktavia Witana of Indonesia, who won 21-12, 21-6 against Sin Jou Eng of Malaysia in the other last-16 match yesterday.

Thư was earlier ousted from the doubles event when she and partner Nguyễn Hải Đăng lost in the third round.

All the other Vietnamese athletes were ousted from the world event, which ends on Sunday. — VNS

 

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