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Lin Dan of China won men`s title of Badminton Asia Championships 2015

Apr 27, 2015 17:17 IST

Lin Dan of China on 26 April 2015 won the men`s title at Badminton Asia Championships 2015 held in the central city of Wuhan, China. He won the title by defeating compatriot Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-8.

With this he won the Asian championship for the fourth time.  Lin, the No. 2 seed, is a five-time world champion and twice Olympic gold medallist.

In the women`s singles, seventh seed Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand defeated top seed Li Xuerui of China 20-22, 23-21, 21-12 in a match that lasted 76 minutes.

In the men`s doubles, Lee Yong-Dae and Yoo Yeon-Seong of South Korea defeated Indonesia`s Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan 18-21, 24-22, 21-19.

In an all-China women`s doubles final, Ma Jin and Tang Yuanting beat Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang 21-12, 21-12.

In the mixed doubles, Indonesian pair of Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir beat defending champions Lee Chun Hei and Chau Hoi Wah of Hong Kong 21-16, 21-15.

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