Taiwan Wins Gold in Badminton Men's Doubles at Tokyo Olympics 2020

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  • Taiwan is a country that made many talented athletes. Taiwanese Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin won the men's doubles gold at the Tokyo Olympics. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang

    Taiwan is a country that made many talented athletes. Taiwanese Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin won the men's doubles gold at the Tokyo Olympics. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang

    TEMPO.CO, Tokyo - Taiwan's Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin won the badminton men's doubles Olympic gold medal on Saturday by beating China's Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen 21-18 21-12 at the Tokyo Olympics Games.

    Lee and Wang were tailing 10-6 before they caught up to lead a 21-18 win. Li/Liu, unable to bounce back, were overwhelmed by their opponents and lost the second set 21-12. Li/Liu harvested thier first Olympic silver.

    The Chinese duo therefore claimed silver, while Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik bagged the event's bronze medal.

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    REUTERS