Carolina Marin becomes first European to win two World Badminton Championships  
Published on 15/08/2015     Source : Sofa Score

For the second year in row, the world no. 1, Spanish player Carolina Marin, becomes the World Champion in badminton, beating the Indian Saina Nechwal in straight sets (21-16, 21-19).

The Spanish player added to her tally in trophies, becoming a legend of the sport in the progress, continuing this year in Jakarta what she had begun a year earlier in Copenhagen – once again giving Europe a world champion in a sport very much dominated by Asia.

Last year in Dennmark Carolina Marin already forged a historic day for Spanish and European badminton, as no player from Europe achieved gold medal at World Championship in the last 15 years. However, the world no. 1 went even further this year, as 16 Aug of 2015 will go down in history as the day when a European, for the first time, conquered the world for the second time. So far, two titles have only been managed by three Chinese players: Li Linweng (1983 and 1989), Han Aiping (1985 and 1987) and Xie Xingfang (2005 and 2006).

The success is even greater for Carolina Marin when one gets to know she struggled even to come to Jakarta and defend her title, due to lack of preparation caused by the right foot injury in early July. And even being able to play at the end, Marin started with doubts and and a hard-fought victory against the Malaysian Jing Yi Tee. But the Spanish player he grew as the days passed by and raised her game to defeat all her biggest rivals: Pai Yu Po in the second round, the Chinese Wang Shixian in the quarterfinal, the Korean Sung in three sets in semifinal, before finally facing the Indian Saina Nehwal.

Marin played some of her best badminton and managed to beat the world no. 2, holder of a bronze at Olympics 2012, in just one hour, winning in straight sets (21-16 and 21-19), thus demonstrating why she holds world no. 1 spot. Marin and Nehwal played against each other four times before this match, but Marin won only once – in the last March at the All England.

However, the Spanish player was determined to defend her title and did so, playing very aggressively and making a decisive run at the middle of the second set, where she turned aroun 6-12 to 13-12, never looking back afterwards.

In Men’s singles, title was won by the Chinese Chen Long, who defended his Copenhagen title as well, winning against the Malaysian Lee Chong Wei in the final.


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Alex Jacob Posted On 09/02/2019
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Michael Robert Posted On 15/12/2018
First of all Congratulations to Carolina Marin of winning the world championship of badminton she is one of the best female badminton players I saw her playing and she looks different while playing as compared to other players I also played badminton after doing my hnd assignment writing uk and I watched her playing and try to learn things from her.
Michael Crook Posted On 13/10/2018
I have read many newspapers and see the many videos of Carolina Marin who is the great player of the Badminton and shes also won the two world championship Badminton. By the way, As a writer from Essay-Done-UK, I am very proud of you and always do the hard struggle and good game.
Abdul Kaleem Posted On 06/10/2018
Carolina Marin is one of best player in the Badminton and she has achieved the many medals, trophy, and shields. Always play a good game and get the lots of success. As a professional writer at assignment writing help services, I will write about any blog about your professional career because we are very proud of you.
Stella Martin Posted On 04/10/2018
was trained at my neighborhood sports club by a chap considered Peter woods he's in is the sixties presently yet at the same time an awesome player and was once best on the planet. video production services
natalia johnson Posted On 17/09/2018
its all perspective. as you can see, both are similar in the structure except for the ball or shuttlecock, i guess people think tennis is harder because the ball is heavier and hitting the ball can be pretty hard work for some people whether the shuttlecock is so light compared to the tennis balls and that it doesn't give bruises. assignment writing service
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