The Dubai Sports Council and the Badminton Federation announced the organization of the Asian Mixed Teams Badminton Championship, which will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Honorary President of the Emirates Badminton Federation, and with the support of the Dubai Sports Council and the Badminton Federation, and is organized by Beyond Pounders Sports Consulting. In Expo City from the 14th to the 19th of this month, with the participation of 17 Asian countries.
This came during a press conference held at the headquarters of the Dubai Sports Council, in which the Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council Saeed Hareb, Vice President of the International Badminton Federation Jassim Kenso, and President of the Emirates Badminton Federation Noura Al Jasmi spoke in the presence of Assistant Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council Nasser. Al Rahma, and members of the Board of Directors of the Badminton Federation.
During the press conference, the championship trophy was unveiled, and a draw ceremony was held for the participating teams, namely: China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Kazakhstan, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Uzbekistan, Syria, Lebanon, and Pakistan. In addition to the Emirates. The tournament includes competition in the categories of men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles. The tournament opens with group matches, followed by the knockout stage, and the tournament will give players the opportunity to qualify for the world badminton championships, which are the Sudirman Cup, Thomas and Uber Cups, and other major tournaments.
For his part, Saeed Hareb said: “This championship is an extension of the World Badminton Championships, which Dubai was the first to host, as four world championships were held in the Hamdan Sports Complex. The finals of the world championships were held for four consecutive years.” Saeed Hareb added: “Badminton sports enjoys great interest in the Emirates in general, and in Dubai in particular, as it is an Olympic sport, and international players have taken it as their headquarters to prepare for the Olympics by training in our sports facilities designed according to the latest international specifications, and we hope that this tournament will inspire A number of young men and women of the country to practice and develop in it, leading to the honorable representation of the country in world championships and Olympic tournaments.
The national team faces Malaysia, India and Kazakhstan
The tournament draw ceremony resulted in the division of the participating teams into four groups, with four teams in the first, second, and fourth groups, and five teams in the third group. And in the third group, Indonesia, Thailand, Bahrain, Syria, and Lebanon, and in the fourth group, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Pakistan.
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