Badminton Bronze Medal Play-Off highlights


Bronze medals at stake, maximum concentration (Pacific Games News)


The first game was an even contest between the two Tahitian’s as both players were always within easy reach of each other at 11-10. Quentin edged through the first game, before Beaubois fought back to take the second game. Determined not to repeat yesterday’s Semi-Final, where Beaubois had a 19-16 lead in the third and final end, the 17-year-old Tahitian maintained his composure to secure the bronze medal.

  • Louis Beaubois (TAH) vs Quentin Bernaix (TAH) 18-21 22-20 21-17


Fiji’s Danielle Whiteside made up for her earlier Women’s Doubles disappointment after taking the bronze medal in the singles. High on adrenaline, the Fijian shuttler played through the pain as she coped with a hip and ankle injury, but pulled through in three gruelling games against the bronze medalist from the two previous Pacific Games, Johanna Kou,

  • Danielle Whiteside [1] (FIJ) vs Johanna Kou (NCL) 21-16 19-21 21-19


Morgan Paitio doubled up on his bronze medal tally in the individual event after taking the Mixed Doubles bronze earlier this morning. Alongside Ronan Ho-Yagues, the pair made up for their extremely narrow defeat in yesterday’s Semi-Final and defeated Fiji’s Ali and Feussner to lock in their space on the podium this evening.

  • Ronan Ho-Yagues/Morgan Paitio [1] (NCL) vs Ahmad Ali/Martin Feussner (FIJ) 21-12 21-18

This article is published from Badminton Oceania with permission.