Danes win 2 titles in Indonesia’s badminton tournament

History has been made at the BCA Indonesia Open 2014, not by the hosts but by a visiting team, as Denmark won two titles for the first time at the US$750,000 tournament in Jakarta on Sunday. bca-indonesia-open-2014

The Danes’ title-grab began with Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christina Pedersen chalking up a hard-fought 18-21, 21-16, 21-14 win in the mixed doubles final over China’s Xu Chen and Ma Jin.

The Danish contingent took home their second title in the men’s singles through Jan O. Jorgensen, who became so overwhelmed by his 21-18, 21-18 victory over Japan’s Kenichi Tago that he could not hold back his tears when acknowledging the spectators at the Istora Senayan in Central Jakarta.

Read more: Jakarta Post

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