Sport in Short: Badminton

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SUDIRMAN CUP WORLD MIXED TEAM TOURNAMENT (National Indoor Arena, Birmingham): Semi-finals: Denmark 2 South Korea 3 (T Lund and M Thomsen bt Park Joo-bong and Gil Young-ah 18-16 18-14; P Nedergaard lost to Lee Heung-soon 11-5 3-11 9-12; T Stuer-Lauridsen bt Park Sung-woo 15-4 15-10; L Olsen and L Stuer-Lauridsen lost to Chung So-young and Gil 16-18 15-6 12-15; J Holst-Christensen and Lund lost to Park Joo-bong and Kim Moon-soo 16-18 10-15). Indonesia 3 China 2 (S Susanti bt Ye Zhaoying 11-6 5-11 11-8; H Arbi lost to Wu Wenkai 9-15 8-15; Finarsih and L Tampi bt Yao Fen and Lin Yan Fen 10-15 18-16 15-1; R Gunawan and R Subagja bt Chen Kang and Chen Hong Yong 18-13 15-7; D Kantono and R Tendean lost to Zhao Jianhua and Sun Man 15-10 14-17 13-15. Group One relegation play-off: England 3 Sweden 2 (N Ponting and G Gowers lost to P Jonsson and M Bengtsson 5-15 11-15; D Hall lost to J Olsson 5-15 16-17; J Muggeridge bt C Magnusson 0-11 11-7 11-4; J Wright and G Clark bt M Bengtsson and C Bengtsson 11-15 18-14 18-16; Ponting and C Hunt bt P Axelsson and Jonsson 15-6 18-15).

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