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Badminton team prepare for international event in Malaysia

Update: May, 08/2013 - 10:22

World No 10 Nguyen Tien Minh.— VNA/VNS Photo

HA NOI (VNS )– Viet Nam's badminton team will participate in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sudirman Cup at Putra Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, from May 19-26.

The team includes World No 10 Nguyen Tien Minh, Pham Cao Cuong, Nguyen Hoang Nam, Duong Bao Duc, Nguyen Thi Sen, Vu Thi Trang, Nguyen Thuy Linh and Le Thi Huyen.

According to the BWF, 31 teams have confirmed their participation.

Viet Nam will compete in Group 3B alongside Kazakhstan, Switzerland, Australia and Lithuania.

The Sudirman Cup, which is for the World Team Badminton Championships, has five matches in every round: men and women's singles, men and women's doubles and mixed doubles.

It is held every two years, and is one of the most prestigious titles in the sport. The event was held for the first time in Indonesia in 1989 with 28 nations taking part. – VNS


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