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American doubles knocked out of badminton tourney

Beijing, China (Sports Network) - The American team of Eva Lee and Mesinee Mangkalakiri were defeated in women's badminton doubles Sunday at the Beijing Olympics.

Singapore's Yanmei Jiang and Yujia Li posted a 21-12, 21-12, victory over Lee and Mangkalakiri, ending the U.S. team's run in the opening round of 16. Lee was knocked out of the single's event on Saturday with a loss to Canada's Anna Rice.

All told there were 26 badminton matches on Sunday with 25 of those contests taking place in women's doubles and singles. There was also one match in the men's singles round of 64.

08/10 12:34:55 ET

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