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Malaysia Starts Strong, But Korea Dominates TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023

Malaysia kicked off the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023 with a bang, winning the opening match against Korea in the mixed doubles. However, their initial triumph was short-lived as Korea rallied back to secure a 3-1 victory, leaving the Malaysians reflecting on missed opportunities.

The mixed doubles pair of Chen Tang Jie and Toh Ee Wei showcased their energy and skill in the opening match, taking an early lead against Seo Seung Jae and Chae Yu Jung. But as the game progressed, Seo and Chae found their rhythm and exploited the Malaysians’ weaknesses, ultimately sealing the crucial victory.

Reflecting on the match, Chae acknowledged the Malaysians’ strong start but attributed their downfall to their inexperience. Chen, on the other hand, blamed his own mistakes and rushed play for the loss. Despite their efforts, the Malaysians couldn’t regain control and suffered a disappointing defeat.

In the subsequent matches, Lee Zii Jia and An Se Young secured victory in the singles events, further solidifying Korea’s lead. And in the final doubles match, Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik faced a tough challenge against the Korean pair of Kim Won Ho and Na Sung Seung. Despite their best efforts, Chia and Soh couldn’t turn the tide, and Korea emerged victorious.

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The players expressed their thoughts on the matches, with Kim Won Ho and An Se Young expressing their satisfaction with their performances. Karupathevan Letshanna, while disappointed in certain aspects of his game, believed that the experience would boost his confidence for future tournaments. Aaron Chia remained optimistic, hoping for improvement in the team’s future performances.

With Korea securing a dominant victory, Malaysia was left pondering what went wrong. Despite the setback, the team remains determined to learn from their mistakes and strive for better results in the future.

Chen and Toh fell behind after a promising start.


Q: What was the result of the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023 match between Malaysia and Korea?

A: Korea emerged victorious with a score of 3-1 against Malaysia.

Q: Who were the standout players for Malaysia in the mixed doubles match?

A: Chen Tang Jie and Toh Ee Wei showed great energy and skill in the mixed doubles match.


In the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023, Malaysia started strong but ultimately fell short against Korea. After winning the opening match in the mixed doubles, Malaysia struggled to maintain their momentum, allowing Korea to secure a 3-1 victory. Despite the loss, the Malaysian team remains determined to learn from their mistakes and improve in future tournaments.