In the men’s doubles badminton final, Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge beat number one seeds Kim Astrup and Anders Rasmussen from Denmark 21-17, 21-10. Lauren Smith and Chloe Birch received silver after losing 14-21, 21-thirteen, 21-15 to Dutch pair Cheryl Seinen and Selena Piek within the women’s doubles.
In boxing, Pat McCormack gained gold while Ben Whittaker needed to settle for silver. McCormack received a unanimous choice over the Russian welterweight Khariton Agra. “That was the great win of my profession, and now I’m going to push on and win the World Championships and the Olympics [in 2020],” stated McCormack. “I’m one hundred% turning pro after the Olympics. I wasn’t bodily or mentally geared up after Rio; however, now I’m dying to go seasoned once I’ve got that Olympic medal.” Whittaker left the ring in tears after being on the wrong quit of a breakup the selection with the gold going to light heavyweight rival Loren Alfonso of Azerbaijan.
The four medals took GB’s tally to 16 at the event in Minsk. Ellis will go back on Sunday with Smith to stand number one British pair Chris and Gabby Adcock inside the mixed doubles final. Britain’s Kirsty Gilmour will also be in movement within the women’s singles final against Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt.
JAKARTA, June 26 (Xinhua) —
Indonesia is ready to renew the prestigious annual international badminton match, the Indonesia Open, next month. The Badminton World Federation (BWF)-sanctioned match, slated for July 16-21 in Jakarta’s landmark badminton arena of Istora, gives 1.25 million U.S. Bucks in general prize money, the most critical quantity up for grabs at a BWF tournament. It will draw some 236 gamers from 20 countries and areas, the tournament organizer stated here on Tuesday.
“The world’s pleasant badminton gamers will vie in the next tournament right here. This makes the occasion one of the top ones. The occasion can be presented using a ‘sportainment’ concept that makes it different from its peers around the world,” 2019 Indonesia Open Chief Organizer Achmad Budiharto informed a press convention in a lavish motel right here. The Indonesia Open is one of all three prestigious HSBC BWF World Tour Super one thousand tournaments. The other is the China Open and All-England tournaments. Budiharto said the Indonesia Open event this year is likewise critical since it has been encouraged as a part of qualifying occasions for Olympic badminton. Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) Sports Development Director Susy Susanti said the need to seize points for the Olympics is apparent at the 2019 Indonesia Open tournament. “So it is no longer the championship identify on my own, but additionally the points that count for the players,” Susy said. Indonesia expects to get as a minimum one championship name from the match, much like their target final year.