Malaysian Dodgeball Teams Make History By Winning Double Gold At World Championships
History has been made!
This is worth a celebration.
Our men's and women's dodgeball teams have struck gold at the recent World Dodgeball Championships! :D
Dodgeball Malaysia confirmed on Facebook early this morning that the men's and women's team have won gold at this year's World Dodgeball Championships in Toronto, Canada.
"It's official, TEAM MALAYSIA just won the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 FOR BOTH MENS AND WOMENS! We set a goal to be the best in the world. History has been made with a Double Gold in our hands," the post reads.
The women's team defended the world title they won last year by beating Australia with a score of 7-5 in the finals
The team beat Hong Kong 10-2, Mexico 11-2, but lost to USA 2-10 on Day 1. The following day, they beat Maple Leaf 8-5 and Italy 11-3 but lost to Canada 7-8 and Australia 5-8.
In the semi-finals, they beat USA 7-6.
The men's team, silver medallists in last year's meet, took home the elusive gold by beating Canada 8-6
They beat Maple Leaf 7-5, Italy 15-1, and Australia 6-5 on Day 1. The following day, they beat Mexico 9-1, Hong Kong 13-3, Canada 10-4, and USA 8-5.
They secured a spot in the finals by beating Australia 7-5 in the semis.
We're super proud of you all! Congrats! :D