17:23 | 03/10/2016 Society
Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyễn Tiến Minh won the men’s singles title of the Kawasaki Vietnam International Series badminton tournament which concluded in the northern province of Bắc Giang yesterday.
Winner Nguyễn Tiến Minh (right) and runner-up Lim Chi Wing — Photo facebook Tiến Minh
Olympian Minh, No 1 seed, beat Malaysia’s Lim Chi Wing, No 5 seed, 21-14, 23-21 in the final match.
Earlier, Minh defeated No 10 seed Chen Chun-Wei of Chinese Taipei 21-13, 21-10 in the semi-final.
Việt Nam won two more titles in women’s and men’s doubles, thanks to Vũ Thị Trang/Nguyễn Thị Sen and Đỗ Tuấn Đức/Phạm Hồng Nam.
The tournament attracted the participation of 189 players from 15 countries. Việt Nam sent 61 competitors - their largest-ever contingent of players - to the five-day event./.