Carolina Marín from Huelva fell this Thursday for 21-17 and 21-18 against the Chinese Wang Zhi Yi in the round of 16 of the Indonesian Open badminton.
The Spanish, six times champion of Europe and three of the world, fell in a crash that went until 48 minutes. Marin, seeded fifth in the tournament, was surprised by Wang, who led the scoreboard during both sets.
The woman from Huelva, Olympic champion in Rio 2016, He reappeared at the end of last April, after 11 months of injury, in the last European Championship played in Madridwhere he won his sixth consecutive continental title.
The rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and the two menisci of the left knee they kept her out of the Tokyo Olympics. After not appearing at the Indonesian Masters, last week she came to this appointment as one of the favorites. The next competition is scheduled to be the Malaysia Open in two weeks.