Chinese Taipei needed just 34 minutes to make Olympic history in badminton on Saturday, dominating China in the men's doubles final to become the first unseeded team to win a gold medal.
Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin came back from four points down in the first match to outlast China's Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen 21-18. The Chinese Taipei men then cruised to a 21-12 in the second game to secure the gold.
The win gave Chinese Taipei its first-ever gold medal in Olympic badminton.
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Malaysia wins men's doubles bronze
In the men’s bronze-medal match, Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik fell in their first game against Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan 17-21 before storming back 21-17, 21-14 for the win.
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