Gong Zhichao (centre) of China won gold, Camilla Martin (left) of Denmark took Silver and Ye Zhaoying bronze in the women’s badminton at the 200 Olympic Games in Sydney. Photo: Allsport
Gong Zhichao (centre) of China won gold, Camilla Martin (left) of Denmark took Silver and Ye Zhaoying bronze in the women’s badminton at the 200 Olympic Games in Sydney. Photo: Allsport

Chinese badminton star’s Olympic match-fixing claim: footage appears to show coach admitting to plan

  • Footage from Chinese state broadcaster CCTV shows controversial coach Li Yongbo appearing to admit to ordering Ye Zhaoying to throw Olympic semi-final
  • ‘We did make a decision. After much discussion and careful consideration, it was to mobilise Ye Zhaoying to concede,’ he says in footage

Gong Zhichao (centre) of China won gold, Camilla Martin (left) of Denmark took Silver and Ye Zhaoying bronze in the women’s badminton at the 200 Olympic Games in Sydney. Photo: Allsport
Gong Zhichao (centre) of China won gold, Camilla Martin (left) of Denmark took Silver and Ye Zhaoying bronze in the women’s badminton at the 200 Olympic Games in Sydney. Photo: Allsport
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