Go go go Lee Chong Wei Semifinals
Olympics Badminton – Chong Wei makes it to semifinal
Written by theedgemalaysia.com
Friday, 03 August 2012 07:01
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): National shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei swept aside his opponent from India, Parupalli Kasyap in straight sets on Thursday to progress to the semi final of the men’s badminton singles at the 2012 London Olympics.
Chong Wei defeated Kasyap 21-19, 21-11.
He will now play China’s Chen Long in the semifinals on Friday.
Chen Long had beaten Denmark’s Peter Gade, also in straight sets, in another quarterfinal match.
Meanwhile, Chong Wei’s arch nemesis, World Number one ranked Lin Dan also moved to the semifinal after beating Japan’s Sho Sasaki.
Lin Dan will play South Korea’s Lee Hi in the other semifinal.