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Boring Yonex attire @ Rio vs Victor/LiNing

Discussion in 'Olympics 2016 - RIO' started by lurker, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. lurker

    lurker Regular Member

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    Anyone agrees with me? I find Victor and LiNing designs much nicer compared to Yonex sponsored players
     
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    Yonex saving budget for the designing ma...
     
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    Mizuno shoes are cool..

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    absolutely. the Yonex designers must all have been too busy with other stuff.

    all they did was a simple stripe design, and then put out half a dozen different colors, red, white, blue, orange, red, black, with different color stripes. it was embarrassing for players from different countries to show up with similar attire, or play in adjacent court in same exact outfit.

    Victor on the other hand, have very nice looking outfits for their players.
     
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    more like they are running out of ideas. haha
     
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    if only badminton allowed for individual sponsors then it would be possible to see Yonex probably sponsoring the rackets and shoes for Japanese players and Uniqlo providing the clothing etc. Wishful thinking.
     
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    I did like the Yonex attire of Takahashi/Matsutomo on the final day, the white-tray one with little touch of lime green.
     
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    Not sure about restrictions the Olympics places on clothing designs. Would that be a factor?
     
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    i couldn't find any olympic uniform guidelines. doesn't mean there isn't any.
    • i like the understated yonex shirts. it doesn't detract from the event.
    • some of the victor shirts i noticed on korea are older designs. no new design for such a big event? wtf?
    • i thought the li ning shirts were kind of ugly. looked like something exploding from your arm pit.
    • england shirts were ugly. even the brits don't like them - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/olympics...witter-cant-stand-horrendous-new-team-gb-kit/
    i won't be buying any of the shirts i saw.
     
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    the japanese WD got yonex attire, wilson rackets, mizuno shoes..
     
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    They look very very similar to the Victor 920 LTD... wonder which came first.
     
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    The kits were almost all let-downs, for me.

    The Koreans' were far too safe and similar to what's come before (2014 WC, 2015 TC... come on, guys). The MAS were more interesting, especially the yellow, but I don't consider "let's do some zig-zags" to be design; they looked like a superhero a five-year-old might draw.

    Yonex? Can't even remember any of theirs.

    The ones that really caught my eye were the red Li Nings - that's how you do a shirt! - and, to my surprise, black Team GBs. But they missed a trick with the piping: left sleeve red, collar white, right sleeve blue!
     
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    My top 3 Rio Jerseys
    1st China
    2nd Malaysia
    3rd England

    The rest is nothing special in my opinion. Boring af.
     
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    China's Rio jerseys have a distinctive Chinese flavor and this is what I like about. :)
     

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