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Rising star Li Xuerui wins women's badminton

08-05-2012 00:36 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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Rising star Li Xuerui has won gold at Wembley Arena, after a thrilling final against world number one Wang Yihan.

Li took the edge after winning the first set. Then Wang showed the class that has kept her at the top of the world rankings for eighteen months, by storming back to take the second set 23 to 21. In the final and deciding set, twenty one year old Li, who burst into Olympic contention this year, held her nerve to win gold. India's Saina Nehwal took bronze.

Rising star Li Xuerui has won gold at Wembley Arena, after a thrilling final
against world number one Wang Yihan.

Rising star Li Xuerui has won gold at Wembley Arena, after a thrilling final
against world number one Wang Yihan.

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CCTV.com

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