China took home the gold after defeating Korea 3-0 in the final of the SCG Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2015 Mixed Team event.
China started the tie strongly with the mixed doubles Chen Qingchen-Zheng Siwei taking on Korea’s Kim Hyang Im and Lim Su Min. It was an easy 21-14, 21-10 win for the Chinese, giving China the motivation point of the tie. Lin Guipu secured China’s second point in the men’s singles against Lee Jun Su, with a convincing win of 21-14, 21-9.
Korea, traditionally strong in the men’s doubles, tried to reduce the deficit by taking the first game in the match against China’s He Jiting-Zheng Siwei through Choi Jong Woo-Seo Seung Jae, 21-13. The resilient Chinese came back in the second game in the third match winning a hard fought game with a win of 21-19, and eventually went on the seal the title 21-10.
China was the well-deserved Champion in this year’s edition of the premier Asia’s junior mixed team event by winning all their ties and also matches from the start of the event, only conceding one game in their quest for the championship.
Indonesia and Japan were the joint second runners-up in the mixed team events.