Vietnamese player Nguyen Thuy Linh,44th YONEX Hungarian International Championships b,Brittney Tam,Tokyo Olympics,Vietnam

Nguyen Thuy Linh finishes second in the women's singles at the YONEX Hungarian International Championships badminton tournament (Photo: webtehthao.vn)

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Linh, fourth seed at the tournament, lost 21-16, 12-21, 21-18 to No 1 Neslihan Yigit of Turkey in the women’s singles final.

 

It took Linh four wins to advance to the final match. She earlier defeated second seed Brittney Tam from Canada and No 5 Aliye Demirbag of Turkey.

Linh, currently the top Vietnamese player, is seeking a berth in the Tokyo Olympics.

She is currently world No 55 while the world top 38 will qualify for the tournament next summer./. VNA