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2018 Badminton Asia Championships conclude in Wuhan

Updated: 2018-05-02

The finals of the 2018 Badminton Asia Championships were held at Wuhan Sports Center in Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone (WHDZ), Wuhan, on April 29. 

China’s Chen Long, also the defending champion, lost the men’s singles to the Japanese player Kento Momota by 17-21, 13-21.

Chen Yufei from China lost the women’s singles to Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei by 19-21, 20-22. 

In the mixed doubles, Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping from China beat the 2016 Rio Olympic champions Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir from Indonesia, by 21-17, 21-17.

In the men's doubles, Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen from China beat Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda from Japan by 11-21, 21-10, 21-13. 

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Wang Yilyu (third from left) and Huang Dongping (fourth from left) attend the mixed doubles award ceremony in Wuhan. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Wang Yilyu (R) and Huang Dongping compete during the competition. [Photo/Xinhua]