Mahoor loses to tough Akane Yamaguchi in her Olympics debut fixture

By our correspondent

KARACHI: Pakistan’s premier female shuttler Mahoor Shahzad today became the first Pakistani badminton player to feature in the Olympics when she lost to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in her Group L fixture of the Tokyo Olympic Games badminton competitions.

Although Mahoor was not a match to the world’s leading player Yamaguchi but at least she was able to capture a few points in the show won by the Japanese 2-0 with the score of 21-3, 21-8.

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