• Short Summary

    THAILAND AND JAPAN FINISHED TWO-ALL ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE SIXTH INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE THOMAS CUP INTER-ZONE SEMI-FINAL MATCHES PLAYED AT TOKYO'S METROPOLITAN GYMNASIUM ON MAY 14.

  • Description

    THAILAND AND JAPAN FINISHED TWO-ALL ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE SIXTH INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE THOMAS CUP INTER-ZONE SEMI-FINAL MATCHES PLAYED AT TOKYO'S METROPOLITAN GYMNASIUM ON MAY 14.

    THE THAIS TOOK BOTH SINGLES AND THE JAPANESE TOOK BOTH DOUBLES.

    THAILAND WON THE FIRST SINGLES MATCH WHEN CHANNARONG RATANA-SAENG SUANG BEAT YOSHIO KOMIYA 10-15, 15-8, 15-7. TWENTY-EIGHT YEAR OLD CHANNARONG RATANA-SAENG SUANG, WHO WAS 1964 SINGLES CHAMPION OF THE UNITED STATES AND CAMBODIA, DISPLAYED FINESSE AND MADE GOOD USE OF HIS SUPERIOR EXPERIENCE.

    IN THE SECOND SINGLES, CHAROEN WATTHANASIN OF THAILAND BEAT TAKEJI MIYANAGA OF JAPAN 15-9, 15-9.

    THAILAND LOST ITS FIRST DOUBLES MATCH AND SAW ITS LEAD CUT TO 2-1 OVER JAPAN, WHEN EIICHI NAGA AND EIICHI SAKAI BEAT NARONG BHORNCHIM AND RAPHI KANCHANARAPHI 11-15, 15-11, 15-13.

    TO END A GREAT DAY FOR JAPAN, YOSHINORI ITAGAKI AND YOSHIO KOMIYA ROUTED THAILAND'S TOP PAIR, SANGOB RATANUSORN AND CHAVELERY CHUMKUM 15-7, 15-11.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZWFOWJRQHYANZW0MAAIFNLHL
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZWFOWJRQHYANZW0MAAIFNLHL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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