Badminton: Combo of nationwide and indie gamers for Sudirman Cup qualifier | Jobs Punch


PETALING JAYA: A mix of nationwide and impartial gamers shall be summoned for the Asian Blended Staff Championships from Feb 14-19 in Dubai.

The event, which was not held in 2021 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, will function a qualifier for the Sudirman Cup from Could 14-21 in Suzhou, China.

“We’ll choose a mix of BAM (Badminton Affiliation of Malaysia) {and professional} gamers for the Asian Blended Staff Championships.

“We’ll launch the names of the gamers quickly,” mentioned nationwide singles teaching director Wong Choong Hann after attending the joint committee assembly between BAM and the Nationwide Sports activities Council (NSC).

A complete of 16 gamers – eight males and eight ladies – shall be chosen for the event.

“We’re holding discussions with a number of the high gamers to collaborate for this event and likewise going ahead for the Sudirman Cup,” mentioned Choong Hann.

“It will likely be a busy qualifying interval for the 2024 Paris Olympics beginning in Could.

“Skilled gamers have plans on the best way to preserve their vitality and put together bodily and mentally for the second half of the 12 months.

“Now we have made a proposal appropriate to BAM and impartial gamers.”

Based on the present world rating, the gamers chosen shall be world No. 2 Lee Zii Jia, world No. 27 Ng Tze Yong (males’s singles); world no. 29 Goh Jin Wei (ladies’s singles); reigning world champions Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik (No. 3), world No. 8 Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi (males’s doubles); Pearly Tan-M. Thinaah (No. 8), Vivian Hoo-Lim Chiew Sien (No. 17); world no. 6 Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing and world No. 7 Goh Quickly Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie (combined doubles).

Within the final version in 2019 in Hong Kong, Malaysia was defeated 0-3 within the quarter-finals by the final runners-up Japan. China was topped champion after defeating Japan 3-2 within the ultimate.



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