Badminton News: Indonesian women’s doubles pair, Apriyani Rahayu/Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti managed to seal a gold medal at the 2021 Sea Games Individual Championship after beating second seeded Thailand, Benyapa Aimsaard/Nuntakarn Aimsaard in the final game.
Apriyani/Fadia, which is a new pair, managed to beat the Indian Open 2022 champions, Benyapa/Nuntakarn. The two won with a back-to-back game 21-17 and 21-14 after playing for 43 minutes, in a match held at Bac Giang Gymnasium, Hanoi Vietnam on Sunday (22/5) after- noon local time.
The first Gake started, Apriyani/Fadia immediately took a 2-0 lead and continued to 6-2. However, the Thai pair managed to redeem themselves to level the score at 10-10 before the representatives of Indonesia closed the interval with an 11-10 advantage.
After the break, Apriyani/Fadia scored three straight points which didn’t allow Benyapa/Nuntakarn to develop their game until the Indonesian pair were able to close out the opener comfortably.
Like the opener, the second game was again close with both pairs chasing for points for the narrow Aprili/Fadia advantage at the interval with 11-10.
However, the momentum took the side of the Indonesian pair, who proved convincing after the restart, continued to lock down the Benyapa/Nuntakarn defense and escaped from the points to win back the second game with a score quite distant , while sealing the feminine. gold medal in doubles at the Sea Games 2021.
For Apriyani, she successfully defended the gold medal she won in the 2019 edition with her eldest, Greysia Polii.
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