Oceania Badminton Announce Combined AYOF Team
Six athletes from the Oceania region have been named in a combined team to compete at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney in January. These juniors will have a chance to test their ability against young players from Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, China, Malaysia and Chinese Taipei in both a team and individual competition.
Athletes - Boys: Rémi Rossi (Tahiti), Antoine Beaubois (Tahiti), Jérémy Lemaitre (New Caledonia)
Athletes - Girls: Magali Bravo (New Caledonia), Carline Bentley (Fiji), Jennifer Tam (Australia)
Officials - Coaches: Léo Cucuel (Tahiti), Rauhiri Goguenheim (Tahiti); Manager: Nadia Bleaken (Oceania)
The team will meet in Auckland for a training camp prior to heading to Sydney for the event. The AYOF takes place around Sydney from 16-20 January 2013 and will feature 1700 athletes from 30 countries competing in 16 sports.