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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