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Singapore takes bronze in badminton mixed team event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

This is Singapore's fourth medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Singapore takes bronze in badminton mixed team event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Singapore's Loh Kean Yew in action at the Commonwealth Games on Aug 2, 2022. (Photo: Commonwealth Games Singapore/Andy Chua)

SINGAPORE: Singapore took home the bronze medal in the badminton mixed team event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after beating England 3-0 on Tuesday (Aug 2).

Terry Hee Yong Kai and Jessica Tan Wei Han went up against England's Lauren Smith and Ben Lane in the mixed doubles, with the Singaporean pair winning the first match 21-17, 25-23. 

In the second match, the men's singles, Singapore's Loh Kean Yew faced Toby Penty, with the Englishman taking the first set 25-23.

Loh won the second set 21-11 to equal the score, before narrowly beating Penty 25-23 in the third set.

With Singapore in a 2-0 lead, Singapore's Yeo Jia Min defeated Freya Redfearn 21-18, 21-14 to secure Singapore's bronze medal. 

This is Singapore's fourth medal at the games, with the previous medals coming in table tennis and swimming

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Source: CNA/fh

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