27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Badminton players Ivanov and Sozonov defeated by Ko and Lee in Universiade final

Russian badminton players Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov placed second in the men's doubles tournament at the Universiade in Kazan, where they were defeated in the final by Ko Sunghyun and Lee Yongdae from South Korea.

The final badminton match of the Summer Universiade concluded with the South Koreans' victory with the score 2-1 (13:21, 21:13, 21:13).

The bronze medals in the men's doubles event went to another duo from South Korea Kim Kijung and Hong Jihoon as well as to Loh Wei Sheng and Singh Jagdish from Malaysia.

Earlier at the Universiade, Ivanov and Nina Vislova were defeated in the mixed doubles semifinal and won bronze medals.

R-Sport, July 11