Zhang Ning defeated Mia Audina of the Netherlands 8-11, 11-6 and
11-7 to win the women's badminton singles final at the 28th Olympic
Games Thursday afternoon.
Her victory gave China the first gold medal from the sport in
In the bronze medal match earlier Thursday morning, Zhou Mi of
China defeated her teammate Gong Ruina 11-2, 8-11 and 11-6.
(Xinhua News Agency August 19, 2004)