Badminton: Ahmad-Natsir claim mixed doubles gold at World Championships

Modified 11 Aug 2013

Guangzhou, Aug 11 (IANS)

Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia in action. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Indonesian third seeds Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir lifted the mixed doubles title at the World Badminton Championships here Sunday

The Indonesians upset Chinese top seeds Chen Xu and Jin Ma 21-13, 16-21, 22-20 in one hour and 14 minutes at the Tianhe Indoor Stadium. The World No.2 Ahmad and Natsir are now 4-6 against the World No.1 Chinese opponents who took silver.

Published 11 Aug 2013
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