WORLD UNIVERSITY CHAMPS Finals – Tai shares wealth, Kim takes two


 Kim Ki Jung took two individual titles at the World University Badminton Championships while Tai Tzu Ying finished with silver in doubles to go with her singles gold.


Lee Yong Dae

2012 World University Badminton Championships MD winner : Lee Yong Dae

Kim Ki Jung lived up to his family name, taking a second and third gold in his final year as a university badminton player.  Kim, whose name just happens to mean gold in Chinese, had contributed one point in the mixed team final victory but found success with both Lee Yong Dae and Kim So Young on finals day of the individual competition.

Early in the men’s doubles final, Kim Ki Jung and Lee Yong Dae again had trouble maintaining any kind of lead over their opponents.  However, they refused to let it go the way of their semi-final and midway through the second game, they finally began to pull away and they maintained their cushion to win 21-18, 21-16.... <FULL ARTICLE>