Japan reign as China suffer double blow

Nozomi Okuhara taking a wefie of the Japanese team after their 3-0 defeat of China in the Badminton Asia Team Championships final at Alor Setar, Malaysia, yesterday. Okuhara delivered the winning point, defeating He Bingjiao in three sets. There was
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Nozomi Okuhara taking a wefie of the Japanese team after their 3-0 defeat of China in the Badminton Asia Team Championships final at Alor Setar, Malaysia, yesterday.

Okuhara delivered the winning point, defeating He Bingjiao in three sets.

There was little consolation for China in the men's final, as they lost 1-3 to Indonesia.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2018, with the headline 'Japan reign as China suffer double blow'. Print Edition | Subscribe