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Boon Wei Ying poses with her bronze medal she won at the World Deaf Badminton Championships in Taiwan.
Boon Wei Ying poses with her bronze medal she won at the World Deaf Badminton Championships in Taiwan.

KUALA LUMPUR: Boon Wei Ying did the nation proud by winning bronze at the World Deaf Badminton Championships in Taiwan yesterday.

The unseeded women's singles shuttler produced a strong performance before going down 22-20, 21-16 to Taiwan's Shen Yan-Ru in the semi-finals. Losing semi-finalists are awarded bronze medals.

In the earlier rounds, the Melaka-born Wei Ying defeated Switzerland's Sophie Bula (21-6, 21-6), India's Jerlin Jayaratchagan (21-19, 21-15) and Taiwan's Tu Wen Hsuan (21-15, 21-6).

This was the 24-year-old’s second best performance after her silver medal effort in the mixed doubles event of the 2017 Deaflympic in Samsun, Turkey.

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