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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VICTOR Oceania Junior Team Championships

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Thursday 16 February 12:00pm

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Tahiti vs Australia

Thursday 16 February 6:00pm

New Zealand vs New Caledonia 1

Tahiti vs Fiji

Friday 17 Feburary 12:00pm

Tahiti vs New Caledonia 1

New Zealand vs New Caledonia 2

Friday 17 February 6:00pm

New Zealand vs Australia

New Caledonia 1 vs Fiji

Saturday 18 February 12:00pm

New Zealand vs Tahiti

New Caledonia 1 vs Australia

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Upcoming Events:


Noumea International - (IS)
9-12 Feb

Oceania Junior and Senior Championships 
Noumea - 
13-15 Feb

Oceania Junior Team Championships 
Noumea - 
16-18 Feb

World Masters Games - Auckland 
21-30 April

Badminton Oceania AGM - Gold Coast
18 May

Sudirman Cup - Gold Coast
21-28 May

XiamenAir Australian Open - (SS) 
20-25 June

New Zealand Open (GPG) - NEW DATE:
1-6 August

Waikato International (IS) - NEW DATE:
9-12 August

 See the Events Page for full information on each event



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