For Immediate Release
October 2, 2012
Players Win One Gold, Two Silver, and One Bronze at the XXVII Brazil International Badminton Cup 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Phillip Chew, Jamie Subandhi, and Sattawat Pongnairat notched impressive performances in São Paulo, Brazil at the XXVII Brazil International Badminton Cup 2012. In mixed doubles, Chew and Subandhi took the gold medal as they defeated the Brazilian mixed doubles pair of Hugo Arthuso and Fabiana Silva 21-11, 21-10. Subandhi took silver in the women's singles event, as she battled the No. 1 seed Nicole Grether of Canada and lost by a score of 21-17, 21-15.
Chew also teamed with Pongnairat to advance to the finals of the men's doubles event. They earned the silver medal after being defeated by No. 1 seed Teik Chai Gan and Soon Hock Ong of Malaysia, 21-14, 21-14. Pongnairat earned the bronze medal in men's singles after battling the No. 1 seed Niluka Karunaratne of Sri Lanka in a 3 game match, 17-21, 21-18, 22-20.
For complete brackets and results from the XXVII Brazil International Badminton Cup 2012, please visit: http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=AB3F3B58-CB76-4F35-A26D-A3D1C6AC08DF