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07-30-2007, 09:22 PM #1
2007 World University Games
2007 World University Games will be held from 8 to 18 August in the Thailand
capital of Bangkok, Chinese badminton team dispatched Chen Hong, Wang Lin, and other players participating. After leaving the national team ,Chen Hong failed to participate in this year's World Championship.His participation in this meeting is aimed at maintaining the state. Thailand player Boonsak Ponsana will be Chen Hong’s biggest opponent.To World University Games, Boonsak Ponsana even gave up the world championships.
The Chinese Taipei team’s Cheng Shao Chieh, Cheng Wen Hsing/ Chien Yu Chin also because the World University Games withdrew from the World Championships. But Chen Hong 's wife Ku Pei-ting will play World Championships.
Chinese team list
Chen Hong, GongWeijie ,XieXin,Wang Lin,Wang Yihan
Shen Ye,Xu Chen,Zhang Wei,PanPan,Tian Qing ,Zhang Dan
07-30-2007, 09:26 PM #2
It seems that China will win most of the medals especially in WD and WS....
I am wondering which Indonesian players they will send....
07-30-2007, 11:37 PM #3
hmm Chen Hong is a busy busy man attending all these tournaments.
07-31-2007, 12:01 AM #4
MS -- Tommy Sugiarto ; Alamsyah Yunus
WS -- Fransiska Ratnasari ; Pia Zebadiah
MD -- Tantowi Ahmad/Viki Indra Okvana
WD -- Richi Puspita Dili/Yulianti ; Nitya Krishinda/Nadya Melati
XD -- Viki Indra Okvana/Richi Puspita Dili ; Tantowi Ahmad/Yulianti
07-31-2007, 12:01 AM #5
07-31-2007, 12:07 AM #6
07-31-2007, 12:09 AM #7
Why Andrea TEdjono was not entered here
07-31-2007, 01:00 AM #8
07-31-2007, 02:44 AM #9
Really?....all these players are University student?...or what...and CH also???
07-31-2007, 10:44 AM #10
07-31-2007, 11:28 AM #11
08-02-2007, 09:06 AM #12
08-02-2007, 09:38 AM #13
08-02-2007, 10:03 AM #14
I think I agree with you even it sounds harsh that 99% just enrol their names but never attend their studies....except Boonsak
08-03-2007, 01:42 AM #15
Badminton players nurture high hopes
Published on August 3, 2007
[UNIVERSIADE] Thai badminton players will temporarily put their personal business on the back burner when they launch their quest for gold in the 24th World University Games in Bangkok next week.
Thai players are skipping the World Championships in Malaysia that coincides with the Universiade, which has included the sport for the first time.
The Thai squad are hoping to repeat the feat at the World University Badminton Championships three years ago where they made it to the finals in all five categories and scooped three gold medals in front of their home crowd.
Those medals came from local ace Boonsak Ponsana in the men's singles, mixed double team of Sudket Prapakamol and Kunchala Voravichitchaikul and Sudket and Phattapol Ngernsrisuk in the men's doubles.
The Kingdom also claimed two silver medals through Soratja Chansrisukot in the women's singles and Kunchala and Sathinee Chankrajangwong in the women's doubles.
This time the members of 2004 squad, excluding the now retired Sathinee, form the core of the team, with HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, Poompat Sapkulchananart, Songpon Anukrittayawan, Nattapon Narkthong, Salakjit Ponsana and Monthila Meemek as the reinforcements.
Thailand's biggest hopes rest on the shoulders of Boonsak, who has proved his worth with several victories over Chinese high-profile players, including world No 1 Lin Dan, this year.
However, Boonsak's chances of collecting the medal appear to be slim as China's world No 2, Chen Hong, who is a masters student at Beijing University of Technology, figures in the list put out by the mainland. With the Chinese presence, Thai fans might have a chance to see a rematch of the recent Thailand Open final in the Games.
The Badminton Association of Thailand (BAT) also anticipates a gold medal from the mixed doubles, where Sudket will temporarily discard his regular partner Saralee Thungthongkam, a pairing that once reached the world's No-1 spot, to reunite with old pal Salakjit. The two last played together in the Hong Kong Open two years ago.
"We believe Thai players are second to none tactically, but they should concentrate more on the game and avoid unforced errors. If they are more aggressive in attack, it will be perfect," said the BAT's Chareon Wattanasil.
The badminton event begins on August 9 with the mixed doubles preliminary round, while the singles and doubles events are scheduled for August 12.
08-03-2007, 01:49 AM #16
I think CH will win the gold medal in MS!!2007 World University Games MS final will be CH vs BP..Wil there be any live broadcast o live score of tis event??
08-10-2007, 03:04 AM #17
Chen Hong and Wang Lin -2007 World University Games
Chinese team at the 24th World University Games badminton preliminaries 5-0 win over Canada.
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