Day three – Semi-finals – VICTOR Oceania Junior Individual Championships 2019 results

New Zealand and Australia have dominated the VICTOR Oceania Junior Individual Championships 2019, securing all twenty semi final spots across the five disciplines.

After almost four hours of fantastic badminton, the finalists have been confirmed! Check out who will be returning to the court tomorrow from 12 noon to compete for the gold medals.

 

Men's singles semi finals

Winner

Opponent

Score

MS semi final 1

Joshua Feng [6]

NZL

Milain Lohith Ranasinghe

AUS

11-21 21-18 23-21

MS semi final 2

Edward Lau [2]

NZL       

Marcus Kong

AUS

21-11-21-17

 “My plan was to be patient and apply pressure to the back of the court. I was happy with my form and I hope to keep this going into tomorrow’s final.“ – Edward Lau, New Zealand

 

Women's singles semi finals

Winner

Opponent

Score

WS semi final 1

Shaunna Li [1]

NZL

Angela Yu [6]

AUS

21-16 21-15

WS semi final 2

Roanne Apalisok [4]

NZL

Majan Almazan

AUS

21-12 21-19

That was the most nervous I have felt yet but I went through my same process of a good warm-up and music to fuel my motivation before playing. I stayed focused throughout the match and played a tactical game to secure the win.“ – Shaunna Li, New Zealand

Men's doubles semi finals

Winner

Opponent

Score

MD semi final 1

Ryan Tong [2]

Jack Wang

NZL

Dimitri Han

Daniel Hocking

AUS

21-16 21-15

MD semi final 2

Ricky Tang

Otto Xing De Zhao

AUS

Marcus Kong

Jack Yu

AUS

21-17 21-16

 

Women's doubles semi finals

Winner

Opponent

Score

WD semi final 1

Kaitlyn Ea

Angela Yu

AUS

Angie Liu

Amelia Lowe

AUS

21-14 21-15

WD semi final 2

Majan Almazan

Kelly Xu

AUS

Ella Smith [1]

Jenny Zhu

NZL

21-15 20-22 21-17

We weren’t taking the shuttle as early as we should have, but it’s a good learning curve ahead of tomorrow’s final. It’s my first time playing int these Championships and I just hope to play well and have a good game tomorrow.“ – Kelly Xu,

 

Mixed doubles semi finals

Winner

Opponent

Score

XD semi final 1

Edward Lau [2]

Shaunna Li

NZL

Ryan Venpin [8]

Kaitlyn Ea

AUS

21-15 21-19

XD semi final 2

Jack Yu

Angela Yu

AUS

Ricky Tang [7]

Majan Almazan

AUS

21-12 21-19

 “From today’s match, we’ve learnt that we need to be more focused on our game plan. We must bring more confidence back to the court tomorrow if we hope to win.“ – Shaunna Li and Edward Lau, New Zealand.

The VICTOR Oceania Open Individual Championships 2019 have also been taking place at the same time. Check out the highlights from the Open Championships semi finals here.

The finals of the VICTOR Oceania Individual Championships (Open and Junior) will take place from 12 midday on Thursday 14 February 2019. You can view the schedule here.

All matches with be available to watch on the live stream for free on OVO.




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