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Minimums, maximums of badminton players at Beijing Olympic Games

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2008
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 BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 173 players from a record 50 teams are expected to compete in the badminton tournament at the upcoming Beijing Olympics. Following are minimums and maximums of the players:
 

Defending champion Yang considers badminton draw not bad

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Published: 29 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Olympic Champion Yang Wei on Tuesday expressed her confidence in defending the women's doubles' championship at the Beijing Olympics, saying the draw result is "not bad."
 

Oly` Champ Taufik struck with fever (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 July 2008
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Jakarta, July 28: Defending Olympic badminton champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia has been hospitalised with dengue fever and is not certain to defend his title at next month's Beijing Games. Image
 

Tsuen Seng rules in Australia

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 July 2008
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LEE Tsuen Seng secured his first international title of the year when he beat compatriot Sairul Amar Ayub in the KLRC Australian International Championships in Wendouree, Victoria yesterday.

The final between Tsuen Seng and Sairul, both attached to KLRC Bhd, lasted 64 minutes before the former won 21-16, 19-21, 21-15. Tsuen Seng had also clinched the Canadian International and US Open titles last year.

His best achievement still remains a win over Taufik Hidyat in the 2002 Thomas Cup final which Malaysia lost 2-3 to Indonesia.

Tsuen Seng quit the national team in the middle of 2005 to join KLRC.
 
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Vietnam’s top male badminton player gets first round Olympics bye (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 July 2008
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Vietnam’s top male badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh will be exempted from playing in the first round of the Beijing Olympics badminton competition, set to begin on August 9.

 

 

In the second round, Minh, who is ranked 24th in the world, will play against either Taiwan’s number one player Hsieh Yu Hsin, ranked 49th in the world, or Iranian Mehrabi Kaveh, ranked 91st.  Image
 

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