Indonesia take shock gold in women’s doubles badminton, People's Republic of China claim silver, Korea bronze

Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu (right) of Team Indonesia react as they compete against Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan of Team China during the Women’s Doubles Gold Medal match on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza on August 02, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. 


Unseeded Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu beat former world champions CHEN Qing Chen and JIA Yi Fan in two sets.



One of the most unexpected results in badminton Olympic history saw unseeded Indonesia pair Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu beat the People's Republic of China's number four seeds in two sets 21-19, 21-15.


Greysia Polii and Apryani Rahayu dissolved into tears on court after making history for Indonesia by winning the first medal in women's doubles badminton for their nation.


Indonesia now match People's Republic of China in winning Olympic medals in every badminton discipline at the Olympic Games.


A historical win! Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu secure INA's first ever Badminton women's doubles Olympic gold medal of Indonesia nation's first of #Tokyo2020.

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(reuters

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