China's Chen/Jia win women's doubles title at badminton worlds

Source: Xinhua| 2017-08-27 22:08:15|Editor: Yurou

Chen Qingchen(L)/Jia Yifan of China pose during the awarding ceremony for the women's doubles final match with Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota of Japan at BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain on Aug. 27, 2017. Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan claimed the title. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan defeated Japanese duo Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota to win the women's doubles title at the World Badminton Championships here on Sunday.

The fourth seeded Chen and Jia beat the Japanese pair 21-18, 17-21, 21-15 for the first gold medal in the worlds held at the Emirates Arena.


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