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Men’s // Women's // Mixed World Doubles Championship 2016

 

At Darwin, Australia: 18 August 2016

 

India won a historic 3 medals at the event – the first time in the history of the championships. That means it was the best performance by Indians at this event. 

The pair of Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal won a silver medal in the mixed doubles category. They narrowly missed out on a Gold medal, losing to the New Zealand pair of Paul Coll and Joelle King 8-11, 8-11. 

The second mixed doubles pair of Harinderpal Sandhu and Joshna Chinappa won the Bronze medal, reserving two places on the podium of the mixed doubles ceremony. Then the woman’s doubles pair of Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won another bronze in the women’s doubles category!

All Mixed Doubles Results

Final:
[3] Joelle King & Paul Coll (NZL) bt [2] Dipika Pallikal Karthik & Saurav Ghosal (IND) 11-8, 11-8

Semi-finals:
[3] Joelle King & Paul Coll (NZL) bt [4] Donna Urquhart & David Palmer (AUS) 11-9, 11-7 (36m)
[2] Dipika Pallikal Karthik & Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt [5] Joshna Chinappa & Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu (IND) 10-11, 11-7, 11-6 (37m)

All Men’s Results

Final:
[2] Alan Clyne & Greg Lobban (SCO) bt [4] David Palmer & Zac Alexander (AUS) 11-8, 11-4

 Semi-finals:
[2] Alan Clyne & Greg Lobban (SCO) bt [1] Ryan Cuskelly & Cameron Pilley (AUS) 11-9, 7-11, 11-7 (73m)
[4] David Palmer & Zac Alexander (AUS) bt [3] Paul Coll & Campbell Grayson (NZL) 11-9, 7-11, 11-6 (65m)


All Women’s Results

Final:
[3] Joelle King & Amanda Landers-Murphy (NZL) bt [2] Rachael Grinham & Donna Urquhart (AUS) 11-7, 11-4

Semi-finals:
[2] Rachael Grinham & Donna Urquhart (AUS) bt [1] Joshna Chinappa & Dipika Pallikal Karthik (IND) 11-5, 11-10 (29m)
[3] Joelle King & Amanda Landers-Murphy (NZL) bt [4] Delia Arnold & Rachel Arnold (MAS) 11-5, 11-3 (16m)