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China and Japan Shine in the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Japan and China put on a spectacular show at the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 in Nanjing, with both countries claiming doubles titles. This exciting event showcased the immense talent and passion for badminton from these two East Asian powerhouses.

Men’s Singles: Kento Momota Takes the Crown

Kento Momota of Japan emerged victorious in the Men’s Singles category, defeating Shi Yuqi. Momota’s impressive performance displayed his skill and determination, making him a formidable competitor.

Men’s Doubles: A Hard-Fought Battle

The Men’s Doubles final between Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen of China and Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda of Japan was a thrilling match. Li and Liu showed great resilience and skill, ultimately defeating their Japanese opponents with a score of 21-12 21-19. The victory delighted the home crowd and further solidified China’s standing in the tournament.

Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong Dominate

China’s Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong displayed exceptional teamwork and coordination in the Mixed Doubles final against compatriots Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping. Their victory, with a score of 21-17 21-19, marked their first World crown and was met with jubilation from the home crowd. Zheng expressed his disbelief and joy at becoming a World champion.

Women’s Doubles: Matsumoto and Nagahara’s Incredible Comeback

Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara achieved a remarkable feat in the Women’s Doubles category. In their first World Championships, they staged an incredible comeback against Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota, securing Japan’s first title in the discipline since 1977. The match was filled with intense moments, and Matsumoto’s winning shot sealed their victory.

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FAQs

Q: Who won the Men’s Singles title at the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018?

A: Kento Momota of Japan emerged victorious in the Men’s Singles category, showcasing his exceptional skills in badminton.

Q: Which country claimed the Women’s Doubles title?

A: Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara of Japan staged an incredible comeback to secure the Women’s Doubles title.

Q: Who were the winners of the Mixed Doubles category?

A: Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong of China claimed the Mixed Doubles title with their outstanding teamwork and determination.

Conclusion

The TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 showcased the immense talent and competitiveness in the world of badminton. China and Japan demonstrated their dominance in various categories, leaving the audience in awe of their skills and determination. Congratulations to all the winners and participants who made this tournament a memorable event.

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