The 2011 World Championships in London,the Olympic Test Event for London 2012, means not only Olympic qualifying points for the players but also a unique Olympic feeling before the 2012 Olympic Badminton event.
Following the event the Irish team will travel down to St Marys Twickenham and Wimbledon Raquets Club to view facilities and check out the venue proposed for next year’s pre 2012 Games training base.
A reminder of the World Champinship draw:
Chloe Magee starts the Irish players off at the World Championships on Monday 8th August at 10am playing against A Firdasari (Ina). Her second round would be against S Nehwal (Ind) on Wednesday 10th. Sam Magee & Tony Stephenson then play their Men’s Doubles at 6pm on Monday 8th against V Konov/D Zavadsky (Ukr) with a second round awaiting versus B Chai/Z Guo (China) for Wednesday 10th. Scott Evans faces M Lahnsteiner (Aus) at 11.40am on Tues 9th August with a possible second round tie against Lin Dan (China) on Wednesday 10th. Sam/Chloe Magee face B Careme/L Choinet (France) on Tuesday 9th at 1pm with a possible second round tie on Wednesday 10th.