|Tien Minh happy with his achievement at the Grand Prix 2008 (Photo: SGGP)|
Minh continued to win the second game at the score of 21-18.
Thanks to the 2-0 victory, Minh became the new champion of the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam and received US$3,750 in cash. He also received three other cash rewards of VND10 million (US$590), VND15 million (US$880), and US$1,000 from former Prime Minister Phan Van Khai, Mr. Le Dang Xu – President of Ho Chi Minh City Badminton Federation and from Mr. Nguyen Phuong Nam – Director of the ROBOT Co. Ltd respectively.
Surprisingly, a viewer and also a fan of Tien Minh, Ms. Thai Hong Duyen contributed a cash reward of VND10 million (US$590) to cheer up his victory.
In other news, Ms. Zhang Beiwen of Singapore became the new champion of the Women’s Single. The championships of the Double categories went to Indonesian women’s double, Malaysian men’s double and Indonesian mixed double.
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