Badminton: S. Korea win world junior title for 2nd time after beating Indonesia

SOUTH Korea won the Suhandinata Cup world junior mixed-team badminton tournament in Bangkok on Sunday for the second time, after edging out Indonesia 3-2.

Eight-time champions China, the top seeds and favourites to retain their title, were upset by the Indonesians in the semi-finals but bounced back to beat Japan 3-2 for third place.

Singapore lost 2-3 to Hong Kong on Saturday to finish 10th in the 32-team event. The individual events begin on Tuesday.

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