Minh and Trang win New Zealand badminton tourney hinh anh 1Badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh (Photo: thethaovietnam.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese badminton players Nguyen Tien Minh and Vu Thi Trang triumphed at the Maurice’s Pools and Spas Waikato International 2016 in Hamilton, New Zealand, on March 19.

First seed Minh defeated No 4 seed Shin Kuei Chun 21-23, 21-8, 21-8 in the men’s singles final.

Earlier, world No 43 Minh crushed Ching-Hung of Chinese Taipei 21-18, 11-21, 21-14 in the third round.

Minh’s girlfriend, Trang, world No 46 and No 1 seed bested world No 81 Hsuan-Yu Wendy 21-15, 21-15 in the women’s final.

Both Minh and Trang will compete in the New Zealand Open that begins on March 22.-VNA