Thailand's women and men's teams were both defeated on the second day of the World Badminton Championships in New Delhi on February 23.
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SV PULL BACK TO GV Ami Ghia of India serving to Cheuycham Vilailak of Thailand. Ami Ghia winning point and match. The girls shake hands at the net
GV Madhumita Singh from India serving to Lertyoraluk Darunee of Thailand. The Indian served and won (2 shots)
SV PULL BACK TO GV South Korean Park Joo Bong receiving service from Sompol Kukasemkij of Thailand. After a long rally Park wins the point with crosscourt smash
GV Sompol Kukasemkij of Thailand serving from far end to Park Joo Bong of South Korea, rallying
GV Park Joo Bong serving and wins point and match
GV Korea's Sung Han Hook serving to Thailand's Sungchai Pansathithwong. The Korean wins point and game
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Background: Thailand's women and men's teams were both defeated on the second day of the World Badminton Championships in New Delhi on February 23. The Thai women were demolished 5-0 in their opening match against Indonesia and on TWO MINUTES MAXIMUM IN SCHEDULED NEWS February 23 they suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the strong Indian team, who are favourites. India's women's champion Ami Ghia proved far too strong for Thailand's Cheuycham Vilailak, winning 11-5, 4-11, 11-2. In the second singles, India were again triumphant when Madhumita Singh beat Lertyoraluk Darunee in straight games 12-9, 11-1. In the men's event. Thailand were again on the losing side, this time to South Korea. Park Joo Bong defeated the Thai number one Sompol Kukasemkij 15-11, 15-6 and in the second singles match Thailand's Sungchai Pansathithwong had no answer to the power of Sung Han Hook, who won 15-4, 15-5.