China claims 2 gold and 1 silver at BWF World Championships 2022

2022/08/29 11:25

Zheng Siwei (right) and Huang Yaqiong of China celebrate their victory after the mixed doubles final at the BWF World Championships 2022 in Tokyo, Japan on August 28, 2022.Photo by Xinhua

China's Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong beat Japan's Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino 21-13, 21-16 in mixed doubles final at the World Badminton Championships in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday. 

This is the third time they have won the mixed doubles title of the World, according to media. 

The two pairs have competed against each other 12 times in the World Badminton League before, and the Chinese pair has an absolute advantage over the Japanese with 10 wins and 2 losses, the media said.

Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan also landed their third gold medal in the women's doubles event at the world championships as the Chinese duo beat South Korea's Kim Soyeong and Kong Heeyong 22-20, 21-14, the Xinhua News Agency said.

China won 2 golds, 1 silver and 2 bronzes in this World Championships, said Xinhua. 

Top seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan defeated Olympic champion Chen Yufei to retain the women's singles title, Xinhua said.

Although missing the women's singles title, China was still the biggest winner at the championships, winning two out of five titles, the media said.

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