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07-24-2012, 09:04 PM #1
2012 London Olympics: Day 1 Matches (Saturday, 28-July)
For our interested BCers, let's take a look at Day 1 Matches of the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday, 28-July.
For Schedule of Matches;
For Time in London;
For our BC PAW Game;
The thread shall be out soon.
For Live Streaming;
Perhaps BCers from different countries can post the links that are working for their regions. Different countries sometimes cannot use the same links.
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07-24-2012, 09:15 PM #2
only a handful of interesting matches on day 1.
Thomas Laybourn / Kamilla Rytter Juhl vs. Lee Yong Dae / Ha Jung Eun - pretty poor head to head for the defending Olympics mixed double champion Lee Yong Dae. unfortunately HJE is not yet in the same league as LHJ.
Chan Peng Soon / Goh Liu Ying vs. Chen Hung Ling / Cheng Wen Hsing - the Taiwanese pair have the definite h2h advantage, but GLY is always awesome to watch at the net despite losing bit of her sting in recent matches.
Koo Kien Keat / Tan Boon Heong vs. Naoki Kawamae / Shoji Sato - this will be a good match to gauge how much (if any) improvement the Malaysian pair has gained in the recent training.
Xu Chen / Ma Jin vs. Sudket Prapakamol / Saralee Thungthongkam - the Chinese pair definitely has the advantage, but given their age, this will be the Thai pair's last appearance in the Olympics. and Sudket is always incredible to watch and Saralee while much slower is always one of the smartest in the front of the net.
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07-24-2012, 09:33 PM #3
07-24-2012, 09:46 PM #4
just looking at the schedule, there are only 3 courts being used, with 35-40 minutes assigned for each game, running from 8:30am to 8:30pm...
so it looks like there will again be some late 1am games...
07-24-2012, 09:57 PM #5
07-25-2012, 02:34 AM #6
BC PAW Game
Our BC PAW Game is out;
07-25-2012, 04:33 AM #7
The only tricky match for Ina team in day 1 is :
Bona/Ahsan v Bodin/Jonjit
Hopefully they already put in the 3rd gear cause Tha pair is very handful
I expect Taufik, Towi/Lily and Mel/Greys to win their matches.
07-25-2012, 04:35 AM #8
I agree with kwun, those 4 matches will be very worth to watch...expect blood, sweat and tears
07-25-2012, 11:13 AM #9
2012 London Olympics BC PAW Game: Here is the 6th thread
I have been informed that there is anther thread that I have missed (from my Post #6 above).
The missing thread is;
So, altogether we have 6 threads for our 2012 London Olympics BC PAW Game.
07-26-2012, 09:26 AM #10
2012 Olympics: Badminton Live-Streaming
I have been informed by BadmintonLink that live-streaming will be available.
The link is;
07-26-2012, 02:31 PM #11
Some winners with attractive PAW points on Day 1 ?
Found time to study in picking some PAW winners (with attractive points) on Day 1.
My guesses are;
* Henri Hurskainen
* Raut Must
* Anu Nieminen
* Simone Prutsch
* Lianne Tan
* Ingo K./Johannes S.
* Koo K.K./Tan B.H.
* Ahsan M./Septano B.
* Fujii M./Kakiiwa R. 
* Mateusiak R./Zieba N.
* Lee Y.D./Ha J.E.
* Chan P.S./Goh L.Y.
07-27-2012, 12:04 PM #12
besides the events that has already started (archery and football), badminton has one of the earliest events.
the very first event to start on Saturday is 8.15am for Women's 10m air rifle.
next is 8.30am for badminton mixed doubles and women singles.
07-27-2012, 12:07 PM #13
07-27-2012, 12:12 PM #14
07-27-2012, 10:21 PM #15
The Schedule of Matches for Day 1 has changed (since I posted it on 25-July-2012).
It is still the same link, but different matches are altered since I read them days ago.
Last edited by chris-ccc; 07-27-2012 at 10:25 PM.
07-27-2012, 10:23 PM #16
I think today's matches are quite interesting because it will set up the rhythm of the next day matches.
All the best for Tontowi/Liliyana, Taufik Hidayat, Polii/Jauhari, and Ahsan/Bona.
07-27-2012, 10:32 PM #17
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