सामयिक विषय: Badminton

YONEX SUNRISE HONG KONG OPEN

YONEX SUNRISE Hong Kong Open-2016

Question: Who has won the men’s singles title of recently held Yonex Sunsrise Hong Kong Open-2016?
(a) Sameer Verma
(b) Ng Ka Long Angus
(c) Lin Dan
(d) Chen Long
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • The Yonex Sunsrise Hong Kong Open-2016 was the twelfth Super series tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series.
  • The tournament took place in Kowloon, Hong Kong from November 22–27, 2016.
  • Result of the tournament:
  • Men’s singles:
  • Winner: Ng Ka Long Angus (Hong Kong)
  • Runner Up: Sameer Verma(India)
  • Women’s Singles:
  • Winner: Tai Tzu Ying(Chinese Taipei)
  • Runnner Up:P.V Sindhu(India)
  • Ng Ka Long Angus became the first male badminton player from Hong Kong to win this competition.

Reference:
http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=C0F3D6BB-D4E1-4185-840A-8619D6F86854

THAIHOT CHINA OPEN 2016

THAIHOT CHINA OPEN 2016

Question: Who has won the women’s singles title of the Thaihot China Open-2016 ?
(a) Sun Yu
(b) Saina Nehwal
(c) PV Sindhu
(d) None of these
Ans.(c)
Related facts:

  • The Thaihot China Open 2016 was the eleventh Superseries tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series.
  • The tournament took place in Fuzhou, China from November 15–20, 2016
    Men’s Singles:
  • Winner: Jan O Jorgensen(Denmark)
  • Runner Up: Chen Long(China)
    Women’s Singles:
  • Winner: P.V. Sindhu(India)
  • Runner Up: Sun Yu(China)
  • This was first World Super series title for P.V Sindhu.
  • P.V Sindhu is third non-Chinese woman to win the title after Malaysia’s Wong Mew Choo in 2007 and India’s own Saina Nehwal in 2014.

Reference:
http://bwfbadminton.com/results/2471/thaihot-china-open/podium
http://bwfbadminton.com/2016/11/19/scintillating-sindhu-into-final-thaihot-china-open-2016-day-5/

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