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In an exciting turn of events, China emerged victorious in the junior team badminton championships, securing the esteemed Suhandinata Cup with a narrow 3-2 win over the host nation, Japan.

China’s triumph in the Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012 (Mixed Teams) was a thrilling battle between some of the sport’s most promising young talents. The contest went down to the wire, with China coming from behind twice to claim the title.

The heroes of the match were Wang Yilu and Chen Qingchen, China’s Mixed Doubles pair. In a dramatic fashion, they clinched the decisive rubber against Akira Koga and Akane Yamaguchi from Japan, with a score of 15-21, 21-19, 22-24. This victory broke the tense 2-2 deadlock, as Japan had previously secured the Men’s Doubles and Men’s Singles events, while China managed to stay in the hunt by winning the Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles fixtures.

The fate of the coveted trophy hinged on the outcome of the Mixed Doubles event. Japan took an early lead by winning the opening game, but China fought back and claimed the second game. The match went into a third game, where both pairs displayed exceptional resolve and skill. In the end, the Chinese duo prevailed with a thrilling score of 24-22, sparking celebrations among their contingent and fans. It was truly a sensational showcase of junior badminton.

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Earlier in the tournament, Japan secured the Men’s Doubles title, with Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko defeating Zhang Ningyi and Liu Yuchen with a score of 21-17, 17-21, 23-21. However, Japan faced defeat in the Women’s Singles, as Nozomi Okuhara lost to Sun Yu with a score of 17-21, 14-21. Kento Momota swung the tie back in Japan’s favor by triumphing over Xue Song in the Men’s Singles with a score of 19-21, 21-19, 21-19. With the tie evenly poised, China rose to the occasion and responded to the challenge. In the Women’s Doubles event, Huang Yaqiong and Yu Xiaohan dominated their Japanese opponents Ayako Sakuramoto and Chisato Hoshi with a comprehensive score of 21-6, 21-7, leveling the tie and leaving the final outcome in the hands of the Mixed Doubles teammates.

In the semi-finals, Japan, winners of Group W in the round-robin phase, defeated South Korea, winners of Group X, with a clean sweep of 3-0. On the other hand, China, winners of Group Z, emerged victorious against Indonesia, winners of Group Y, with a score of 3-1. South Korea secured third place by defeating Indonesia 3-0.

Defending champions Malaysia faced disappointment, losing the Group Y play-off against Indonesia with a score of 1-3. They then battled for fifth to eighth place with Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Malaysia managed to secure sixth place by defeating Hong Kong 3-1 but were then defeated by Chinese Taipei with a score of 0-3 in the fifth-sixth play-off. Thailand secured seventh place by defeating Hong Kong 3-2.

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For the full results of the 30-team Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012 in Chiba, Japan, please visit the official Carnegiecentre website at Carnegiecentre.

FAQs

Q: How was China able to secure victory in the junior team badminton championships against Japan?

  • China demonstrated exceptional skill and determination, coming from behind twice to claim a narrow 3-2 win in the thrilling final of the Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012 (Mixed Teams). The heroes of the match were China’s Mixed Doubles pair, Wang Yilu and Chen Qingchen, who clinched the decisive rubber in a dramatic style.

Q: Which countries reached the semi-finals of the tournament?

  • Japan and China reached the semi-finals of the Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012. Japan emerged as winners of Group W, while China topped Group Z.

Q: What were some of the standout performances in the tournament?

  • Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko from Japan showcased their skills and emerged as winners in the Men’s Doubles event, while China’s Huang Yaqiong and Yu Xiaohan dominated the Women’s Doubles event. Kento Momota from Japan displayed resilience and skill in overcoming Xue Song in the Men’s Singles.

Q: What was the final outcome of the tournament?

  • China emerged as the champions of the Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012 (Mixed Teams), narrowly defeating Japan in a thrilling 3-2 final. Wang Yilu and Chen Qingchen’s victory in the decisive Mixed Doubles rubber secured the prestigious Suhandinata Cup for China.

The Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012 (Mixed Teams) provided a captivating showcase of talent and determination in the realm of junior badminton. China’s victory over Japan in the closely contested final will be remembered as a shining moment in the sport. The young players displayed incredible skill, resilience, and sportsmanship, making it an unforgettable tournament for all involved. To learn more about the championship and its results, visit Carnegiecentre.

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