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2016 THAIHOT China Open Experience

Discussion in 'Korea Masters / China Open 2016' started by nbonkowsky, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. nbonkowsky

    nbonkowsky Regular Member

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    Hello all so I just wanted to share my experience for attending the 2016 China Open. I went as a player and was in the qualifications draw. My first every super series.

    The venue was huge as was to be expected, the practice court area was pretty much good enough to have an international tournament in its own regards but was nicely set up for our use. Entering and exiting there was always security and our players accreditation had to be scanned at multiple points.

    The atmosphere for the event was there, not as many people present the first day for qualifications but during mixed maindraw that evening it got fuller. The following days it was busy and a lot of people in attendance.

    Just wanted to share some pictures of the whole experience with you. Had the honor of meeting Chen Long and Viktor, one of my friends knows him personally and we were able to get him to bring his bronze medal and held it.

    Enjoy;

    Practice Courts

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    Practicing on the tournament courts pre tournament

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    Courts during the tournament

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    Outside there was a little badminton village set up with all the sponsors and the stadium in the background

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    And With Chen Long
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    Viktor and his bronze medal

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    #1 nbonkowsky, Dec 1, 2016
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  2. latecomer

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    Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. Justin L

    Justin L Regular Member

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    Nice, thanks, Bonkowsky.
     
  4. nilesh123

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    Wow that's nice, thanks. Please keep updating/sharing every tourney u attend.
     
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    Thanks to share here, nice pix :)
     
  6. Arydigital

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    Wow that's nice, thanks. Ary Digital Please keep updating/sharing every tourney u attend.
     
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  7. Harish Reddy M

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    Thanks Bonkowsky!
     

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