• Short Summary

    Ile Sumirat of Indonesia on Saturday night (March 27) won the men's single title of the first Asian Invitational Badminton Championships defeating China's Hou Chang-chia 12-15, 15-81 18-15 in 58 minutes of power-packed shuttle action.

  • Description

    1.
    Sign of badminton
    2 ft

    2.
    Men's Single: (Ile Sumirat v. Hou Chang-chia)
    6 ft

    3.
    Umpire
    8 ft

    4.
    Men's Single: Sumirat serving
    14 ft

    5.
    Score board (12-15, 15-8, 18-15)
    17 ft

    6.
    Women's Single: Indonesia v. China (Verawaty v. Liang Chiu-hsia)
    27 ft

    7.
    Umpire
    29 ft

    8.
    Liang wins
    38 ft

    9.
    Score board (8-11, 11-0, 11-5)
    39 ft

    10.
    Players shake hands with each with umpire
    42 ft



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    SPORT: BADMINTON

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Ile Sumirat of Indonesia on Saturday night (March 27) won the men's single title of the first Asian Invitational Badminton Championships defeating China's Hou Chang-chia 12-15, 15-81 18-15 in 58 minutes of power-packed shuttle action.

    The marathon test of skill and endurance ended as the 26-year-old Bandung-born Sumirat overcame the veteran Chinese ace in a nerve-wracking 28-minute rubber set watched by 12,000 spectators at Bangkok's Hua Mark Indoor stadium.

    The women's singles title went to China as favorite and to??? seed Liang Chiu-hsia, though stretched to three sets, beat Indonesia's 18-year-old student contender Verawaty 8-11, 11-0, 11-5, in 34 minutes.

    But the Indonesians edged the Chinese in this first tournament organized by the Asian Badminton Confrontation (ABC), as Christian Hadinata and Ade Chandra outclassed Tang Hsien-hu and Luan Chin in 25 minutes.

    Malaysia won the fourth title in the 11-nation tournament as Sylva Ng and Rosalind Singha Ang beat Thailand's Thongkam Kingmanee and Patama Sirisiiro in the women's double.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7E727HF8E0CEFX4UFO67PD51E
    Media URN:
    VLVA7E727HF8E0CEFX4UFO67PD51E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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