Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold Coast, April 4-15

Mental game crucial for third-place clash

Danny Bawa Chrisnanta (front) and Terry Hee Yong Kai of Singapore in action during the men's doubles badminton match at the Commonwealth Games.
Danny Bawa Chrisnanta (front) and Terry Hee Yong Kai of Singapore in action during the men's doubles badminton match at the Commonwealth Games.PHOTO: REUTERS

What they lack in skills and experience, they will have to make up for it with a lot of heart and sturdy minds.

Kelvin Ho, Singapore's badminton coach and team manager at the Commonwealth Games, believes that his young team - with an average age of 22.1 years - have what it takes to win the mixed team bronze-medal match against England today.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 09, 2018, with the headline 'Mental game crucial for third-place clash'. Print Edition | Subscribe