16th World Championship

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia August 13-19, 2007

23 years old Lin Zhu of China won the Ladie's Singles Gold medal at her first world Championship. #1 Dan Lin has successifully defended his title - High lights video Sony of Indonesia beat the #2 seeded Chong Wei Lee of Malasia in third round and Danish Peter Gade in quarter final... but unable to upset Lin and settled for the silver
Events Gold Silver
Men's Singles video-1, 2/4, 3/4 4/4 Dan Lin (CHN) Sony Dwi Kuncoro (INA)
Women's Singles Video Lin Zhu (Chn) Chen Wang (CHN-HK)
Men's Doulbes Markis Kido/Hendra Setiawan (INA) video Lee Young Dae / Jung Jae Sung (Kor)
Women's Doulbes Wei Yang/Jiewen Zhang (CHN) Sui Huang / Ling GAO (CHN)
Mixed Doubles video-1, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 Nova Widianto / Lyliana Natsir (INA) Bo ZHENG / Ling GAO (CHN)
Nova Widianto and Lyliana Natsir of Indonesia beat the #1 Chinese pair Ling Gao and Bo Zheng and won the Mixed Doubles Gold Medals Chinese Wei Yang and Jiewen Zhang beat the Title holder Sui Huang and Ling Gao became the new tittle holde of the Ladie's Doubles Indonesian Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan are the new title holder for Men's Doubles
Aug 18 - Semi-Finals
  • #1 seeded Ladie's Singles Zhang of China beaten by Wang of Hong Kong 21-11,21-15
  • Sony of Indonesia beat Yu Chen of China 21-18,13-21,21-15.
  • #1 Men's Singles Gold medal defender Dan Lin beat Bao also from China, 21-12,22-20
  • #1 Mixed Doubles Gao/Zheng of China one step closer to the gold medal
Malaysian Wong Mew Choo beat the title holder #2 seeded Xie of China #14 seeded Men's Singles Par Kung Hwan of Korea #1 Men's Singles Dan Lin of China (the title holder)
Aug 17 - More upsets in the third round & Quarter Finals
  • Menís Doubles Quarter Finals:
    • Top seeded Fu/Cai pair of China(the gold medal holder) lost to Malaysiaís Lee Wan Wah and Choong Tan Fook . 21-15,18-21,19-21. These two pairs last met at Singapore Open in May. Cai-Fu won 21-16, 22-24, 18-21 in 69 minutes.
    • #2 seeded Tan Boon Heong, and Koo Kien Keat of Malaysia lost to an unseeded Japanese pair 13-21,21-17,23-25
  • Ladie's Singles third round: #2 seeded Xinfang Xie of China (the gold medal holder) was badly beaten by an young player of Malaysia 10-21,8-21
  • Men's Singles third round: #2 seeded Chong Wei Lee of Malaysia lost to Sony of Indonesia 11-21,9-21.
News in BWF
Aug 16 - How are the Canadian players doing?
  • In Men's Singles, Andrew Dabeka won his first round agaist Ukraine's Vladislav Druzchenko 16-21,21-18,21-16 but lost in the sencond round when he met the 14th-seeded Sung Hwan Park from Korea 21-16, 21-5
  • In Men's Doubles, Mike Beres, a double gold medallist at the recent Pan Am Games, and William Milroy won their first round against New Zealand's Daniel Shirley & Craig Cooper 13-21,21-19,23-21 but lost in the second round to Jae Sung Jung & Yong Dae Lee of Korea 21-15,21-8
  • In Mixed Doubles, Mike Beres & Val Loker lost to Wee Kiong Tan & Khe Wei Woon of Malaysia in 3 games: 18-21,21-13,21-19.
Ottawa local news: Citizen page B3 and Sun page 64

A biggest upset in the second round

Taufik lost to a unknow player from India

14-21, 26-24, 20-22

Hidayat Taufik

Seeded #8 from Indonesia, Men's Singles Winner of Asian Championships (2002-2004 & 2007, 4 times), OLYMPIC 2004, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2005, INDONESIA OPEN 2006.

News in BWF website
Sridhar Anup

Unseeded, Unknow from India


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