Latton doubles specialist claims some good scalps at World Senior Championships
8:34am Sunday 22nd September 2013 in Sport
KYLE NETHERCOTT, from Latton, was not able to add to the silver medal he won four years ago when the World Senior Badminton Championships took place in Ankara, Turkey.
Doubles specialist Nethercott nonetheless claimed some notable scalps on the way to the +50 years quarter finals in both the Men’s Doubles (with John Bowker) and the Mixed (with Janet Walker).
"In the Men’s event, we beat pairs from France, Russia and Sweden before losing to the fifth-seeded German pair in three close games, 17 -21 in the third end," said Nethercott.
"Janet and I knocked out the No.5 seeds from Canada in the second round of the Mixed, and then a Swedish pair before losing to the No.1 seeds (and eventual winners) from Chinese TP in the quarters."