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Junior Badminton player Zhang Zhi Jie 17, dies on court


World badminton community is currently mourning the loss of a Chinese badminton player, Zhang Zhi Jie, who tragically died while competing in the Asia junior mixed team.

Zhang Zhi Jie, A rising badminton star passed away during his game in the Asia Junior Mixed Team at the age of 17.

Zhang Zhijie was suddenly taken ill during a match late Sunday against Japan’s Kazuma Kawano at the Asia Junior Championships in Yogyakarta.

The score was 11-11 in the first game when Zhang fell to the floor between points.

The teenager received treatment at the venue and was rushed to hospital by ambulance, but passed away later that night after repeated efforts to resuscitate him failed.

We are saddened by the tragic & untimely passing of this gifted child in badminton history.

Rest in Peace and hope in your next life you’ll be able to fulfill your dreams.

Let’s pray that this will not happen again.

Again, Rest in Peace and our heart goes out to the bereaved family.

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