In a nail-biter, South Korea defeated China to win the Uber Cup in badminton.

South Korea stun defending champions China to win iconic Uber Cup . Defending champions China defeated by Sim Yu-jin in thrilling 88 minutes in Bangkok .

BANGKOK (Bangkok): South Korea stunned defending champions China to win the iconic Uber Cup on Saturday in an epic confrontation that went down to the wire in Bangkok.The winners were aiming for their 16th appearance in the womens team championship, but it all came down to a singles match between Chinas 15th-ranked Wang Zhiyi and 46th-ranked Sim Yu-jin.Sim, who turned 23 on Friday, sprang an upset by defeating Wang 28-26, 18-21, and 21-8 in a thrilling 88 minutes, bringing South Korea's first Uber Cup triumph in 12 years.In a marathon match full of drama, China came to a rocky conclusion after jumping out to an early lead in the tie.

In the first round, Chen, the world number three and Tokyo Olympic gold medalist, fell 21-17 to fourth-ranked An......................................... An took a five-point lead early in the second game, but Chen came back to win it 21-15 and tie the game 22-20, despite a foot injury.After 91 minutes of grueling combat, An, who is now 20 years old, collapsed on the court in shock.An, a dissatisfied and empathetic An who defeated top-ranked Japanese star Akane Yamaguchi a day earlier, said she was worried she had cheated on her teammates.I tried my best, as much as I could...

In the Thai capital, Indonesia will play India in the Thomas Cup, the mens team championship, on Sunday.