China’s Li Xuerui reacts after losing to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the badminton semi-final at the Riocentro stadium. Photo: AFP

From bad to worse: China’s reigning Olympic badminton champion Li Xuerui beaten by world number one

Mainland team’s underachieving effort continues as Spain’s Carolina Marin defeats Chinese who appears to struggle with a knee injury during semi-final match

Topic |   Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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China’s Li Xuerui reacts after losing to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the badminton semi-final at the Riocentro stadium. Photo: AFP
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