Max Weißkirchen and Yvonne Li again badminton champions

Max Weißkirchen and Yvonne Li successfully defended their individual titles at the German Badminton Championships in Bielefeld. The 23-year-old Weißkirchen (1. BC Beuel) defeated Lars Schänzler (TV Refrath) in the final on Sunday with 21:18, 14:21, 21:14 and thus triumphed for the third time in a row.

The 21-year-old Yvonne Li, who is well on the way to qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, prevailed against Fabienne Deprez (FC Langenfeld) in a remake of last year’s final with 21:12, 16:21, 21: 8 . Together with her club colleague from Lüdinghausen Linda Efler she also won the doubles competition. The duo defeated Kilasu Ostermeyer and Franziska Volkmann (Refrath / Bischmisheim) in the final 21:18, 21:10.