• Short Summary

    THE MALAYSIAN BADMINTON PLAYER, TAN YEE KHAN PROVIDED A SHOCK PERFORMANCE ON THE OPENING DAY OF THE ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WEMBLEY TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    THE MALAYSIAN BADMINTON PLAYER, TAN YEE KHAN PROVIDED A SHOCK PERFORMANCE ON THE OPENING DAY OF THE ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WEMBLEY TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    KHAN DEFEATED THE TITLEHOLDER ERLAND KOPS OF DENMARK 11/15, 15/11, 15/13 IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE MENS SINGLES.

    KHAN IS NORMALLY REGARDED AS DOUBLES PLAYER AND PREFERS TO PLAY WITH A PARTNER. HIS DANISH OPPONENT AFTER WINNING THE FIRST SET LED 10/9 IN THE SECOND, BUT WAS OVERTAKEN.

    KOPS, AGED 29, HAS HELD THE UNOFFICIAL WORLD SINGLES TITLE SIX TIMES. TAN YEE KHAN HOLDS THE DOUBLES TITLE.

    FAVOURITE TO WIN THIS YEAR'S SINGLES TITLE IS ANOTHER MALAYSIAN, 20-YEAR-OLD TAN AIK HUANG, WHO HAD A CONVINCING VICTORY OVER THE DANISH PLAYER P. WALSOE IN HIS FIRST ROUND MATCH.

    IN THEIR SECOND ROUND GAMES TODAY, KHAN DEFEATED THE SCOTTISH PLAYER R. McCOIG 18/16, 15/10, AND HUANG BEAT Y. PARE, OF CHINA, 15/12, 15/2.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACT2GR1H1E0MZIYKBHYERKZV2X
    Media URN:
    VLVACT2GR1H1E0MZIYKBHYERKZV2X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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