Vietnamese player Nguyen Thuy Linh secured a silver medal at the event. (Photo: saostar.vn)

Linh, fourth seed at the tournament, lost 21-16, 12-21, 21-18 to No 1 Neslihan Yigit of Turkey in the women’s singles final.

It took Linh four wins to advance to the final match. She earlier defeated second seed Brittney Tam from Canada and No 5 Aliye Demirbag of Turkey.

Linh, currently the top Vietnamese player, is seeking a berth in the Tokyo Olympics.

She is currently world No 55 while the world top 38 will qualify for the tournament next summer.

Source: VNA