Jonatan Christie of Indonesia celebrates after defeating Chou Tien-chen of Taiwan during their men's singles badminton match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
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Jonatan Christie ended Indonesia's long wait for the Asian Games men's badminton gold medal Tuesday as Bahrain won the first major title in athletics' new gambit, the 4x400 meters mixed relay.Christie sent the home crowd into raptures as he upset Taiwan's sixth-ranked Chou Tien-chen 21-18, 20-22, 21-15 to become Indonesia's first men's singles champion since 2006, before ripping off his shirt in celebration. China passed 200 medals early in the day and they finished with four golds in track and field, including Xie Wenjun's come-from-behind victory in the 110-meter hurdles.Chinese 14-year-olds Zhang Jiaqi and Zhang Minjie – who was celebrating her birthday – became the 2018 Asian Games' youngest winners, in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform.Cao Yuan and Xie Siyi also won the men's synchronised 10-meter platform as China extended its perfect record of winning both events five times out of five at the Asian Games.
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