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Indonesia Team Wins Men's Doubles Gold

September 22, 2000|Associated Press

Indonesians Tony Gunawan and Candra Wijaya beat Lee Dong-soo and Yoo Yong-sung of South Korea to win the men's doubles gold medal.

Lifted by deafening support from a crowd straight out of Jakarta, Gunawan and Wijaya came through with a 15-10, 9-15, 15-7 victory.

In the bronze medal game, South Koreans Ha Tae-kwon and Kim Dong-moon came away with a 15-2, 15-8 victory over Malaysians Tan Fook Choong and Wan Wah Lee.

In mixed doubles, China's Zhang Jun and Gao Ling recovered from a first game disaster to beat Indonesia's Tri Kusharyanto and Minarti Timur, 1-15, 15-13, 15-11 and win the gold medal.

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