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Chen, Jia win doubles gold

CHEN Qingchen and Jia Yifan became the first gold medal winners at the world championships in Glasgow yesterday.

In the women’s doubles final, the Chinese No. 4 seeds beat Japan’s Yuki Fukushima-Sayaka Hirota 21-18, 17-21, 21-15.

Later, Nozomi Okuhara became the first Japanese player to win a world singles title with a magnificent deciding-game win over India’s PV Sindhu.

In the longest match of the world championships, the 22-year-old won 21-19, 20-22, 22-20 in 110 minutes.

Later Dane Viktor Axelsen was taking on Lin Dan in the men’s final.


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