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Kwang and Yamaguchi claim junior world championships

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Japan's Akane Yamaguchi and South Korea's Kwang Hee-Heo were yesterday crowned the World Junior title in the women's and men's events respectively at Indoor Stadium in Hua Mark. 

Akane Yamaguchi.

The 16-year-old Yamaguchi landed the title thanks to her convincing 21-11, 21-13 victory over compatriot and top seed Aya Ohori while Kwang defeated Wang Tzu Wei of Taiwan 21-11,21-12 in the finals of the 2013 BWF World Junior Championships.

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