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Last Updated: Sunday, 15 May, 2005, 15:21 GMT 16:21 UK
China secure Sudirman Cup triumph
China's Gao Ling and Zhang Jun
China have won the Sudirman Cup five times in nine years
Hosts China claimed the Sudirman Cup for the fifth time after beating Indonesia 3-0 in the final.

China's Gao Ling and Zhang Jun started the romp with a 12-15 15-5 15-8 win over Nova Widianto and Lilyana Natsir in the opening doubles rubber.

World number one Lin Dan added the men's singles with a hard-fought 17-15 15-9 win over Taufik Hidayat.

The host nation sealed victory when Zhang Ning thumped Fransisca Hari 11-1 11-7 in the women's singles.

China now hold all three of the sport's major team trophies following last year's successes at the Thomas and Uber Cups.




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