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Denmark: Danes Sweep Chinese Team
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October 9, 1999 (NEW SHUTTLENWS) - Women's singles world champion Camilla
Martin led Team Denmark to a sweep of a visiting Chinese contingent today in
a 3-match team contest in Herlev, Denmark. Martin defeated Dai Yun, her finals
opponent at the recent world championships, to complete the Danish victory.
In the opening set of her match with Dai, Martin fell behind in the early
going 2-5 but recovered to take the game 11-7. She then beat a listless Dai in
the second 11-1.
Peter Gade took the men's singles contest. He turned back a half-motivated
Sun Jun 15-9 and 15-5. Sun is the current world men's singles champion.
In between the two singles matches, Rikke Olsen and Michael Sogaard beat
1997 world champions (Ms.) Ge Fei and Liu Yong in the mixed doubles contest
15-8 and 15-8.
The China-Denmark team event was a warmup to the Danish Open badminton
championships that take place in Vejle this coming week.
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