[VIDEO] Aaron-Wooi Yik Win Bronze In Badminton To Give M'sia Its 1st Medal At #Tokyo2020

The wait is finally over.

Cover image via New Straits Times

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Last night, 31 July, Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik beat Indonesia's Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan in the men's doubles match to win Malaysia its first medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The national men's doubles shuttlers bagged the bronze for the country's first medal at the Tokyo Olympics after more than a week since the Games officially opened on 23 July.

They clinched the bronze medal by defeating one of their biggest rivals, Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia, 17-21, 21-17, 21-14 for third place at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.

The Malaysian shuttlers, after having lost the first game that was closely fought, made a strong comeback in the next two games

Aaron and Wooi Yik were so overcome by emotions that sank to their knees screaming in delight before lying flat on the court trying to comprehend what they had just achieved for their country.

It was a well deserved win

Meanwhile, National diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri qualified for the women's 3m springboard final that will take place today, 1 August:

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