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Commonwealth Games: Malaysia win third gold in badminton

Published on Jul 29, 2014 6:49 AM

GLASGOW (AFP) - Malaysia secured a third successive Commonwealth Games gold medal in the mixed teams badminton with a 3-1 win over England in Glasgow on Monday.

They trailed after the first rubber with Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock beating Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing 21-14, 28-26 in the mixed doubles.

But Chong Wei Feng pulled them level with a 21-17, 19-21, 21-19 win over Rajiv Ouseph in the men's singles in 71 minutes.

After pulling level in the second game, Ouseph led in the third by 11-7 but then lost eight of the next nine points as Chong pulled off a key victory.

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