Gold medal favorite: Xie Xingfang - China
Venue: Peking University Gymnasium
Zhang Ning wins the gold medal in women’s singles badminton
Zhang Ning from China has beaten Xingfang Xie also from China in the women’s singles badminton.
Earlier today Maria Kristin Yulianti from Indonesia beat China’s Lu Lan to win the bronze medal.
Maria Kristin Yulianti from Indonesia has won the bronze medal in the women’s singles badminton by defeating China’s Lu Lan: 11-21, 21-13, 21-15.
China’s Xie Xingfang and defending Olympic champion Zhang Ning are currently playing for the gold medal.