Indonesian women outclass China’s badminton doubles team to clinch first gold in Tokyo Olympics

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Indonesian women outclass China’s badminton doubles team to clinch first gold in Tokyo Olympics” – below is their description.

There were emotional scenes at Tokyo 2020 when Indonesia claimed its first gold medal of the Games on August 2, 2021. The thrilling victory went to badminton duo Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu in the final of the women’s doubles against a heavily favoured Chinese team. In team table tennis, Hong Kong’s women secured a 3-1 win against Romania to earn a slot in the semi-finals and a shot at a medal. SCMP sports reporter Jonathan White has all the highlights from Day 10 of the Games.

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