National junior squad finished the mixed team event campaign as Group B runners-up after a 2-3 defeat to Hong Kong.
Ching Kai Feng-Lwi Sheng Hao delivered the first point following a come-from-behind 18-21 21-13 21-18 win over Hung Kuei Chun-Lui Chun Wai.
Hong Kong however levelled the scores through girls’ doubles, Lui Lok Lok-Tsang Hiu Yan, who chalked up a 21-23 21-19 21-13 win over Go Pei Kee-Teoh Lexuan.
Boys’ singles, Kok Jing Hong put Malaysia back in the lead with a 21-11 19-21 21-5 win over Jason Gunawan.
Girls’ singles, Happy Cheng and mixed doubles pair of Chun Wai-Yeung Pui Lam dashed Malaysia’s hopes with wins over K Letshanaa (21-17 17-21 21-19) and Yap Roy King-Gan Jing Err (21-19 21-14).