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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

If Minh wins, he will compete against either defending Olympics champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia or Malaysian Wong C. Haan, ranked 17th.

In the women’s first round singles, Vietnam’s best female player Le Ngoc Nguyen Nhung, ranked 72nd in the world, will face 91st-ranked Sri Lankan Jayasinghe Thilini.

If Nhung defeats Thilini, she will encounter either Japanese Eriko Hirose, ranked 22nd, or Ragna Ingolfsdottir of Iceland, ranked 61st.

Reported by Nhut Quang

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