TEAM NI: Stephenson bows out of badminton singles

Madeline Perry had success in the mixed squash doubles
Madeline Perry had success in the mixed squash doubles

Tony Stephenson has bowed out of the men’s singles badminton at the last 16 stage.

Stephenson suffered a 15-21, 10-21 defeat to Wei Feng of Malaysia.

Fellow Northern Ireland player Tony Murphy lost to a Scottish opponent at the same stage.

Stephenson and Caroline Black were defeated in the last 16 of the mixed doubles against Toby Ng and Alex Bruce of Canada.

Meanwhile, in table tennis Hannah Lynch-Dawson and Emma Ludlow beat a Pakistani team in the women’s doubles to progress to the last 32 but lost to an Indian pair in the next round to bow out of the competition.

Ashley Givan and Amanda Mogey won their women’s doubles tie and move into the third round.

Peter Graham exited the men’s singles after losing 4-2 to Dexter St Louis of Trinidad, but Paul McCreery beat Sean Docherty of Scotland 4-0 and moves into the last 32.

Northern Ireland squash mixed doubles pair Madeline Perry and Michael Craig beat their Caymen Islands opponents two games to one, 10-11, 11-8, 11-2, and go into the last 16.

In wrestling, Moscow-born Norik Koczarian, who now lives in Belfast, was knocked out in the last 16 of the 65kg category.