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10-30-2006, 09:31 PM #18
Badminton: Seedings a joke at World Junior meet
30 Oct 2006
THE Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) seedings for theWorld Junior Championships has become a farce.
The top seeds in the boys’ doubles are Malaysia’s No 3 pair of Mak Hee Chun-Lim Khim Wah while South Korea’s Asian junior champions Lee Yong Dae-Cho Gun Woo have been seeded third.
But even more shocking is that Mongolia’s Bakhturel Ochirpurev-Enkhbat Olonbayar, unheard of in the world of badminton, are the second seeds.
Which is why the BWF must introduce a world ranking for the junior shuttlers as soon as possible.
Since there isn’t a separate junior ranking available, the BWF had to base the seedings on the senior world ranking and this saw most of the favourites not given top billing.
Yong Dae, who is ranked World No 3 with Jung Jae Sung, has never played in a senior event with Gun Woo and this has probably resulted in them being left out as the top seeds.
In the boys’ singles, Asian junior champion Kenichi Tago of Japan was not even seeded. Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto was seeded No 1.
China’s Wang Yihan, who beat World No 2 Xie Xingfang, to win the World Cup on Saturday, was only seeded third in the girls’ singles while Malaysian Lydia Cheah, who finished runner-up to Yihan in the Asian Juniors, was unseeded.
The BWF, however, has agreed to a redraw today after requests from their affiliates but it remains to be seen how the international body is going to address the problem.
The Asian and European Junior Championships are regarded as equal tournaments and both continental federations — Badminton Asia Confederation and European Badminton Union — would want their respective champions to be featured in the seedings.
The redraw will definitely make several nations unhappy especially Indonesia and India if Tommy and Saina Nehwal, the girls’ singles top seed, are relegated to lower seedings.
Little can be achieved in solving the matter in Incheon but the BWF can make a proactive move by establishing a world ranking list for the juniors.
10-31-2006, 02:34 AM #19
Hi cooler, where do we get to see the draw/results?
11-01-2006, 11:40 PM #20
ermmm... where can i get d lastest information about world junior? i mean d lastest result n news.n website as well. tq
11-02-2006, 12:01 AM #21
11-02-2006, 12:07 AM #22
INA wins the first match against Mongolia 5-0.
11-02-2006, 12:13 AM #23
India wins the first match against Vietnam 3-0.
11-02-2006, 01:20 AM #24
Predictions for Redraw in mens singles could be:
Round163707 TAGO Kenichi (JPN)Bye-153921 SETIADI Arnold (USA)Bye-1754650 BATTUR Davaasuren (MGL)78790 LIEW Victor (ENG)15632 TAM Henry (NZL)54655 DUONG Phuong Nam (VIE)52666 THO Jeff (AUS)Bye-982979 SNIDER David (CAN)53778 CHEN Guo Rui (SIN)67148 IP Tang Fai (MAC)67173 BRANDERHORST Stephan (NED)45748 PIVCHENKOV Victor (RUS)55349 RANASINGHE Yehan Raminda (SRI)38106 CHEN Tianyu (CHN)Bye-578069 ALI Murad (PAK)55514 ZURWONNE Josche (GER)67483 BURLAKA Artur (UKR)66990 RUMBAKA Dionisyus Haryom (INA)53462 ELSEAD Mohamed (EGY)54685 BUTH Chendavongsei (CAM)55280 WONG Shu Ki (HKG)Bye-1324885 PHAM Ngoc Thiet (VIE)42705 ULLDAHL Gabriel (SWE)52882 HADZHIEV Tihomir (BUL)58064 VILAILAK Pakkawat (THA)54462 KOPRIVA Ondrej (CZE)61750 NANDALURI Srujan (IND)14587 SUGIARTO Tommy (INA)Bye-365303 GHAZALI Zaran (PAK)Bye-1955283 CAI Kelvin Lun (HKG)67068 SOZONOV Ivan (RUS)54686 ENG Davin (CAM)89255 LIN Yu Jui (TPE)42722 CONRADS-PETERSEN Mads (DEN)Bye-1142841 VANN Chanpisey (CAM)67174 HILBINK Jordy (NED)53935 LU Qicheng (CHN)70217 ABRAHAMS Robert (RSA)86759 HAMMES Fabian (GER)23318 GADI Antonia Benjamin (PHI)54146 TEO Kok Siang (MAS)Bye-737473 RDUCH Sebastian (GER)67259 ZHOU Wenlong (CHN)54396 KUNDAKCI Goksel (TUR)54692 MA Boris (AUS)67149 LEI Tat (MAC)67097 CHANG Wei Hao (TPE)53856 HONG Ji Hoon (KOR)Bye-1555356 DIWALKAR akshay (IND)20531 WADA SHU (JPN)42709 LEI Kit (MAC)19058 SAHA Ratikanta (IND)15601 LOK Chong Chieh (MAS)54424 SHU Jack (USA)BOYS SINGLES - BOTTOM HALF53886 ANDREEV Borislav (BUL)54663 NGUYEN Quoc Thai (VIE)67100 HSU Jen Hao (TPE)54434 PYYKONEN Marko (FIN)55410 ROGERS Joseph (CAN)17576 KHAKIMOV Nikita (RUS)Bye-1653828 OEY Lester (NED)42708 LAM Chi Man (MAC)54439 ZAVADSKY Dmitry (UKR)92121 PARK Sung Min (KOR)87219 CHEONG Andrew (CAN)17493 KLIMKOVICH Evgeny (RUS)52860 CHEN Yong Zhao Ashton (SIN)Bye-852701 WONG Zi Liang Derek (SIN)54979 JAYAWARDENA Kaththotaralalage Gehan Kanchana (SRI)54443 BITMAN Jakub (CZE)54694 TANAKA Einstein (AUS)54785 SHIN Baek Choel (KOR)37775 ZAHID wagas (PAK)47181 UEDA Takuma (JPN)Bye-1255381 WEN Kai (CHN)43671 MAO Chanthan (CAM)54513 SAENSOMBOONSUK Tanongsak (THA)66557 FAHLSTROM Henrik (SWE)54384 DURAKCAN H Huseyin (TUR)Bye-2054739 DENNERLY-MINTURN Kevin (NZL)Bye-453131 ABDUL LATIF Mohd Arif (MAS)55050 GUNARATNE Saliya (AUS)96230 DHANAYAKA Rajitha Sandeepana (SRI)53488 MUNKHBAATAR Zolzaya (MGL)81882 HUSSEY Ben (USA)12618 LARSEN Christian (DEN)66989 SAPUTRO Nugroho Andi (INA)Bye-1452107 LIM Fang Yang (MAS)46776 SHU Howard (USA)53857 LAU Chi Yin (HKG)54440 KASBAUER Peter (GER)39410 NATAROV Georgiy (UKR)54244 PAMUNGKAS Bandar Sigit (INA)88835 CO Jobert Hereli (PHI)Bye-667095 LU Chi Yuan (TPE)53943 SANYAL Jishnu (IND)54708 BROWN Rowen (RSA)54336 HAGGO Ethan (NZL)54667 DUONG Bao Duc (VIE)53777 THNG Boon Seong (SIN)27862 KRASTEV Illian (BUL)Bye-1094408 MATSUKAWA Naohiro (JPN)54959 SEPALAGE PERERA Thilan (SRI)59454 FULTZ Ben (CAN)59866 IBRAHIM Ramy (EGY)14327 DE VINATEA Antonio (PER)Bye-1854337 EUNSON James (NZL)Bye-253855 HAN Ki Hoon (KOR)
11-02-2006, 02:18 AM #25
Our Canadian Juniors got wiped out:
Japan 5 Canada 0
TAGO,KENICHI bt SNIDER, DAVID 21-17, 21-8
OKU,YUKINA bt MAN, ALICE 21-5, 21-13
UEDA,TAKUMA/SASAKI, HIROMU bt CHEONG, ANDREW/ROGERS, JOSEPH 21-9, 21-10
FUJII,MIZUKI/KAKIIWA, REIKA bt DESJARDINS, GEORGIA/CHEUNG, CARA 21-10, 21-6
SASAKI,HIROMU/TARUNO, MEGUMI bt FULTZ, BEN/DESJARDINS, GEORGIA 21-8, 21-8
Denmark 3 Canada 0
CONRADS,MADS bt ROGERS, JOSEPH 21-8, 21-8
HALD JENSEN,ANNE bt MAN, ALICE 22-20, 21-9
PIELER KOLDING,MADS/ELBJORN, MIKKEL bt SNIDER, DAVID/CHEONG, ANDREW 20-22, 21-12, 21-11
Oh well, let's see if they can salvage a win against South Africa.
11-02-2006, 03:39 AM #26
any website for this world junior?
11-02-2006, 03:41 AM #27
Mods–you should merge this with the World Junior Championships Korea thread.
BTW, official website and results are on the other thread.
11-02-2006, 04:08 AM #28
no afircan nation participating?
11-02-2006, 04:13 AM #29
Egypt, South Africa, Botswana come to mind.
11-02-2006, 04:24 AM #30
INA wins the second group match, beating Netherlands 5-0. They are virtually through to the knock-out rounds since Netherlands has earlier beaten Hong Kong 5-0.
11-02-2006, 05:12 AM #31Originally Posted by Arun V
11-02-2006, 11:36 PM #32
INA tops the group as it beats HKG 4-1 this morning. The likely opponent in the knock-out round will be SIN, currently leading ENG 2-0.
The semi-final target is likely to be achieved. Anything beyond that will be a bonus.
11-03-2006, 12:22 AM #33
i would like to ask
wat are the individual rankings based on?..
is it IBF points?..
and are there any pictures???
11-03-2006, 01:20 AM #34
European disaster, Asia rises
The top 8 spots will be contested by Asian teams.
Korea v India
Malaysia v Japan
Indonesia v Singapore
China v Thailand
I think it will be smooth for Korea, Indonesia and China.
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