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Commonwealth Games: Singapore sweep table tennis women's singles medals

Published on Aug 2, 2014 6:07 AM
Singapore's gold medalist Feng Tianwei (centre), silver medalist Yu Mengyu (left) and bronze medalist Lin Ye (right) pose on the podium after winning the women's singles table tennis competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Aug 1, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

GLASGOW (AFP) - Singapore continued its dominance of women's table tennis at the Commonwealth Games by winning all three singles medals as Feng Tianwei won the gold just like she had done in Delhi four years ago.

The world number four comfortably beat compatriot and second seed Yu Mengyu in the final 11-7, 11-8, 11-9, 10-12, 11-2 as the competition went with seeding.

Lin Ye, who Feng had beaten in the semi-finals, won the bronze medal with a convincing 11-5, 11-4, 11-7, 11-7 success over 42-year-old Australian Lay Jian Fang, to ensure Singapore got their hands on all three medals.

"To win all three medals is not easy," insisted their coach Jing Junhong.

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