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04-05-2009, 01:46 AM #171
04-05-2009, 01:58 AM #172
04-05-2009, 02:05 AM #173
anyone know what time is the final starting tomorrow?
04-05-2009, 02:26 AM #174
Thanks to Hauge for being so generous with the tickets. The lighting at the venue is very bad for the players and it was bright for the player facing south (roughly where Matt, myself and KKLam were sitting).
Joachim was interviewed by Fairchild after the game and he was complaining about the lighting. The flooring was "hard" on the knees.
The sessions was fun. After the TH/JP event, they switched over to table tennis and had two local retired athletes (Cliff Ronning - NHL and Lui Passaglia - CFL) play a game of TT against each other before the real professionals duel it out.
Madbad, KKLam, Hauge and myself spent the time chatting in the VIP lounge waiting for the 7pm session. Unfortunately I was not able to stay but PeteLSD joined the group.
04-05-2009, 02:36 AM #175
Joachim Persson autograph.
Leung Chu Yan of HK (table-tennis; quarter finalist at 2004 Olympics)
04-05-2009, 03:32 AM #176
It's nice to meet Hauge and many thanks to him for offering us the VIP passes. He even took us to the locker room and introduced Taufik and Andre to us. We were having fun chatting, getting autograph and taking pictures with Taufik, Joachim and Andre. This is a once in a life time opportunity to have players of such calibre playing in Vancouver as badminton is not very popular here (I mean in the main stream society). Thanks again Hauge and thanks to Madbad, Matt and Canuckbur for sharing the pictures.
04-05-2009, 04:58 AM #177
btw, i found some highlights video of the match between JP and Th on youtube
not sure whether the uploader is a member in this forum or not.
can u spot any bc members there?
04-05-2009, 05:58 AM #178
Some more pics here.
04-05-2009, 06:00 AM #179
And more pictures here.
04-05-2009, 12:53 PM #180
k, just to post a few...
04-05-2009, 01:33 PM #181
04-05-2009, 09:28 PM #182
Saturday's session 1, 2pm.
Camera man. He doesn't look like from the Fairchild.
04-05-2009, 09:40 PM #183
Saturday's 2pm session
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04-05-2009, 09:53 PM #184
Many thanks to Matt. He got me Taufik's autograph .
04-05-2009, 10:21 PM #185
The Canadian umpires from many international scenes.
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04-05-2009, 11:35 PM #186
Taufik def Joachim in 2 easy sets: 21-11,21-11 or 12
Andre Tedjono def Andrew 21-17,21-16
04-05-2009, 11:36 PM #187
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