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Michelle Li wins Pan Am gold as Canada wins four badminton medals on day

07/16/2015 02:40 EDT | Updated 07/16/2016 05:59 EDT
MARKHAM, Ont. - A successful Pan Am title defence for Canada's Michelle Li.

She thrilled her hometown crowd at the Atos Markham Pan Am/Parapan Am Centre with a 2-0 victory over fellow Canadian Rachel Honderich in today's women's badminton final.

Li, who won gold four years ago at the 2011 Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, defeated Honderich 21-15, 21-9.

Li and Honderich teamed up together to win doubles bronze earlier in the week.

Canada's Toby Ng and Alex Bruce settled for silver in the mixed doubles final. They dropped a 21-9, 21-23, 21-12 decision to Americans Phillip Chew and Jamie Subandhi.

In the men's singles final, Kevin Cordon of Guatemala beat Canada's Andrew d'Souza 21-13, 21-14.

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