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Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik Makes History After Winning Malaysia’s First Badminton World Title!

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Source: Berita Harian & The Star

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Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik today put their names in the record books after becoming Malaysia’s first-ever Badminton World Champions! The world’s No 6 claimed a historic victory over Indonesia’s world No 3 Mohd Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan in the final of the World Championship at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium today, winning 21-19, 21-14.

As reported by The Star, the victory is even more impressive given how the pair were behind 7-11 at the interval and the game seemed over at 16-11 and 18-12. However, Aaron and Wooi Yik persevered and made a comeback for an emphatic and historic win.

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Previously, the Malaysian pair had beaten the Indonesians to claim bronze at the Tokyo Olympics last year. Today, they have gone one step further and won Malaysia’s first-ever Badminton World Championships title. Malaysia Boleh!

What do you guys think of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik’s victory? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

Also read: WATCH: Malaysian Badminton Coach Gives Jamaican Opponent Much Needed Badminton Shoes At Game Time

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Source: NST


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