Oceania Represented at Rio

Oceania is represented at the Olympic Games in Rio by five players and two support staff from Australia and five Technical Officials; three from Australia and two from New Zealand 

The five players from Australia who qualified under the BWF criteria are:

  • Hsuan-Yu Chen (Wendy) - Womens Singles
  • Matthew Chau/Sawan Serasinghe - Men's Doubles
  • Robin Middleton/Leanne Choo - Mixed Doubles

The players are supported by Lasse Bundgaard and Glenn Warfe

Jane Wheatley from Australia is Oceania's highest qualified Referee and has been appointed as Deputy Referee for the event

Kelly Hoare (Australia) and Trish Gubb (New Zealand), have been appointed as Umpires with Sandra David (Australia) and Greg Busch (New Zealand) appointed as Line Judges

The badminton event commences Thursday (local Rio time) and goes through until Saturday 20 August.  In the singles events there are 14 (mens) and 13 (pools) womens with the winner of each pool progressing into a knock-out draw of 16.  In the doubles events there are 4 pools of 4 pairs, each pair playing 3 matches with the top two qualifiers from each pool qualifying for the quarter-finals

For the draws, schedule and results click here


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Oceania World Tour

An initiative, supported by the BWF, to provide an additional incentive to players to support events in the region and to provide the best players in the region with some additional support to attend international events or training camps. Find out more here.

The Oceania Tour rankings list is available here.

Upcoming Events:


VICTOR Oceania Open Championships
VICTOR Oceania Junior Championships
11-14 February 


VICTOR Oceania Mixed Team Chamionships
VICTOR Oceania Junior Mixed Team Championships 
15 - 17 February


YONEX North Harbour International - Future Series
21-24 March


Waikato International - International Series
28-31 March


 See the Events Page for full information on each event


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