Vietnam Mixed Team Badminton Championship 2024: Nguyen Thuy Linh Shines, Dong Nai Falls Short

Conor Hudson

Fri Apr 19 2024

National Championship
Mixed Team
Nguyen Thuy Linh
Dong Nai
Bac Giang
Ho Chi Minh City
Lam Dong

The National Mixed Team Badminton Championship 2024 saw intense matches unfold in Thua Thien Hue province, with highlights including Nguyen Thuy Linh's impressive victories and Dong Nai's bittersweet outcome.

On the third day of competition at the Sports Gymnasium in Thua Thien Hue, the 2024 National Mixed Team Badminton Championship for the Kamito Cup witnessed a thrilling encounter as Bac Giang triumphed over Dong Nai with a score of 3-2, securing the top spot in Group A. Despite both teams defeating Hai Phong, it was the standout performances of Vietnam's top female player, Nguyen Thuy Linh, who clinched two wins for Dong Nai by defeating Tran Thi Phuong Thuy 21-8, 21-11 and partnering with Nguyen Hoang Thien Kiem to overcome the formidable duo Thanh Van Anh/Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan. However, Dong Nai's three losses in the remaining matches led to their 2-3 defeat, settling for second place in Group A.

In another exciting match, Ho Chi Minh City edged past Hanoi with a 3-2 victory to claim the top spot in Group B, showcasing their strong team depth against a Hanoi side that seemed unprepared for the challenge. With solid performances from players like Nguyen Hai Dang, Vu Thi Anh Thu, and the women's pair Vu Thi Trang/Vu Thi Anh Thu, Ho Chi Minh City secured crucial wins to outshine their opponents. Hanoi managed to salvage two victories, but it wasn't enough to overcome the dominance displayed by Ho Chi Minh City.

In Group B action, Lam Dong asserted their dominance by defeating the hosts, Thua Thien Hue, with a convincing 5-0 margin. Players like Nguyen Tat Duy Loi, Nguyen Vu Ngoc Tran, and the pairs Hoang Anh Minh/Le Duc Cuong and Nguyen Vu Ngoc Tran/Nguyen Duy Ngoc Anh showcased stellar performances to secure a clean sweep victory and underline their potential in the tournament.

The National Mixed Team Badminton Championship 2024 continues to provide thrilling and competitive matches, with standout performances from top players like Nguyen Thuy Linh and impressive team displays from Bac Giang, Ho Chi Minh City, and Lam Dong setting the stage for an exciting tournament ahead.