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Bronze medalists Aaron Chia (L) and Soh Wooi Yik of Malaysia pose on the podium during the medal ceremony of the men’s doubles category at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.

Malaysia’s Soh Wooi Yik (L) and Aaron Chia react after a point in their men’s doubles badminton bronze medal match against Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan and Indonesia’s Hendra Setiawan during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia have finally broken the duck at the Tokyo Olympics by winning a medal.

Today, men’s doubles Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik staged a superb comeback to clinch the bronze medal by defeating one of their biggest rivals, Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia, 17-21, 21-17, 21-14 for third place at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.

Malaysia’s Soh Wooi Yik (C) hits a shot next to Aaron Chia in their men’s doubles badminton bronze medal match against Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan (R) and Indonesia’s Hendra Setiawan during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo.

In doing so, Aaron-Wooi Yik have saved the BA of Malaysia the blushes by securing a medal.

Malaysia’s Soh Wooi Yik and Aaron Chia (L) celebrate as they win their men’s doubles badminton bronze medal match against Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan (R) and Indonesia’s Hendra Setiawan during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo.

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