Bockermann/Fluggen and Kantor/Losiak begin bid for gold at Kish Island
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Bockermann/Fluggen defeated Russia’s Ruslan Daianov/Yury Bogatov 2-0 (21-14, 21-10), while Kantor/Losiak beat Austria’s Daniel Mullner/Florian Schnetzer 2-0 (21-18, 21-17).
In other all-European match-ups, France’s Arnaud Loiseau/Arnaud Gauthier-Rat, Switzerland’s Mirco Gerson/Michiel Zandbergen, Belgium’s Dries Koekelkoren/Tom Van Walle and Germany’s Jonathan Erdmann/Armin Dollinger prevailed against their rivals to advance to the Round of 16.
Meanwhile, France’s Maxime Thiercy/Romain Di Giantommaso and Australia’s Cole Durant/Zachery Schubert eliminated Iran’s two remaining teams. The French pair defeated Aghamohammad Salagh/Abohamed Mirzaali 2-0, while the Australian duo defeated Rahman Raoufi/Bahman Selemiinjehboroun in a nail-biting tie-breaker.
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