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VN players ousted from Thailand badminton event

Update: January, 12/2018 - 09:00
Việt Nam’s No 1 player Nguyễn Tiến Minh. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese players were ousted from the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters badminton tournament held in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday.

Việt Nam’s No 1 player Nguyễn Tiến Minh lost to Suppanyu Avihingsanon 13-21, 21-9, 19-21, of the hosts in the second round after one hour and nine minutes.

Young talent Phạm Cao Cường was also defeated by Mustofa Ihsan of Indonesia 17-21, 14-21 after only 31 minutes.

Earlier, Cường beat No 5 seed Ygor Coelho of Brazil and Minh bested Jason Anthony Ho-shue of Canada in the first round.

The Thai masters, which continues until January 14, offers a prize of US$150,000 for winning players. — VNS


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