Friday, May 16, 2008

Thomas Cup 2008 Badminton

Thomas Cup Semi Finals- Malaysia lost to China.. So near yet so far... Haha.. They lost 2-3 to China.

The line-up was:

Lin Dan vs Lee Chong Wei
Cai/Fu vs Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong
Bao Chunlai vs. Wong Choong Hann
Guo/Xie vs Zakry/Fairuz
Chen Jin vs Hafiz

Lee Chong Wei beat Lin Dan: 21-12, 21-14- It was extraordinary moment


Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong lost to Cai Yun/Fu HaiFeng: 16-21 17-21

After that,

Bao Chunlai won Wong Choong Hann: 21-18, 21-7

Then another extraordinary moment arrived

Zakry Abdul Latif Mohd/Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari Mohd won Xie Zhongbo/Gu Zhendong: 21-17, 21-15

And the final tie falls to Hafiz Hashim Muhammad to secure the winning point. Unfortunately he did not.

He lost to Chen Jin: 21-12 21-16

So Malaysia lost the tie by 3-2.. Anyways, it was a great fighting spirit from the Malaysian players to push China till the last tie.

Now, Indonesia is playing against Korea is another semi-finals encounter.

Take care all..

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