Malaysia’s Goh Jin Wei and the boys’ hockey team remain on course for medals at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires after advancing to the quarter-finals on Tuesday.
Former world badminton junior champion Jin Wei defeated Germany’s Ann-Kathrin Spoeri 21-7, 18-21, 21-9 for her third win a row to finish top of Group C in the girls’ singles event.
Jin Wei will meet Vietnam’s Vu Thi Anh Tu on Wednesday for a place in the semi-finals.
The boys’ five-a-side hockey team also won for a third time by beating Zambia 7-2 with Anuar Akhimullah Esook netting four times to raise his tally in the tournament to 12 goals.
Amirul Azahar, Syarman Mat Tee and Noor Firdaus Rosdi were also on target with Dominic Mulenga claiming both Zambia goals.
The result ensured Malaysia and Group A leaders Argentina, both on nine points, are assured of advancing to the last-eight with two preliminary matches still left to play.
Malaysia face the hosts Argentina, who defeated Poland 5-2, on Wednesday.
Rhythmic gymnast Rayna Hoh, a multiple gold medallist at the Malaysia Games last month, is ranked joint-16th in the individual all-around qualification after two rotations with 28.300 points.
Rayna scored 15.600 with the hoop but a low 12.600 with the ball dragged her down the standings. She has a chance to claim a spot in the final when she competes with clubs and ribbon on Wednesday.
Artistic gymnast Zarith Imaan Khalid, 14, scored 10.100 points to finished 27th in the women’s uneven bars qualification.