Vietnam wins seven slots in int’l badminton tourney

Vietnam won seven slots in the main round of the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam International Challenge badminton tournament in Hanoi.

Truong Thanh Long, Nguyen Dinh Tuan Kiet, Nguyen Van Duc, Le Duc Phat and Le Duy Nam advanced to the main round of the men’s singles event.

In women’s doubles, Nguyen Thi Phuong Ha and Nguyen Thuy Linh - and Dinh Thi Phuong Hong and DoThi Hoai - qualified to compete further.

The main round which begins today will see No 1 seed Nguyễn Tiến Minh of the host facing Indian Aditya Joshi. No 2 Tzu Wei Wang of Chinese Taipei will face Rahul Yadav Chittaboina, also from India, in the men’s singles event.

Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand will play Vietnamese Nguyen Thuy Linh. And No 2 Vu Thi Trang of the host will play Rituparna Das from India in the women’s singles event.

VNS

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