Rachel-Aifa clinch squash bronze, Eain Yow-Ivan finish empty-handed
From Elmi Rizal Elias
BIRMINGHAM, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- Malaysia ended their squash campaign on the final day of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with a bronze medal, courtesy of Rachel Arnold-Aifa Azman in women’s doubles here today.
Rachel-Aifa defeated teammates Noor Ainaa Amani Ampandi-Chan Yiwen 11-3, 11-9 in the third-placing match at the University of Birmingham Squash and Hockey Centre.
New Zealand’s Joelle King-Amanda Landers-Murphy clinched gold after edging England’s Sarah-Jane Perry-Alison Waters 11-8, 11-8.
Malaysia’s Ng Eain Yow-Ivan Yuen failed to get on the podium after going down 10-11, 6-11 to Scotland’s Greg Lobban-Rory Stewart in the men’s doubles bronze medal match.
England made it a 1-2 finish when James Willstrop-Declan James outlasted Adrian Waller-Daryl Selby 11-3, 7-11, 11-9 in the men’s doubles final.