Olympics: Japan's Mima Ito defeats Singapore's Yu Mengyu to clinch bronze
Despite pulling off a surprise to win the first game, Singapore paddler Yu Mengyu could not overcome Japan’s world No. 2 Mima Ito, who won 4-1 (6-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6) at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium to take the Olympics women’s singles bronze medal on Thursday (July...
EngagementsDespite pulling off a surprise to win the first game, Singapore paddler Yu Mengyu could not overcome Japan’s world No. 2 Mima Ito, who won 4-1 (6-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6) at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium to take the Olympics women’s singles bronze medal on Thursday (July 29).
It was a long shot to begin with for Yu, as not only is she much lower-ranked at world No. 47, she has also been nursing a thigh injury as early as the second round on Sunday. She also aggravated it in the morning’s semi-final defeat by China’s world No. 1 Chen Meng.Read more: The New Paper »
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