Lao International Challenge 2009 opens

Posted by samakomlao Thursday, July 30, 2009

(KPL) The Lao National Badminton Federation organised the ?Lao International Challenge 2009?, which a competition was officially opened on 28 July till 1 August, at the new National Stadium in Saythany district at the KM 16.

This competition was joined by 111 competitors from eight countries including Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia and Laos.

The Championship consisted with five categories of individual events such as Men?s Singles -Main Draw ? 64, Women?s Singles-Main Draw ? 32, Men?s Doubles-Main Draw ? 32, Women?s Doubles-Main Draw ? 32 and Mixed Doubles-Main Draw ? 32.

The five categories will be played by knock-out system using rally point scoring system in accordance to Badminton World Federation level 4 rules and regulations.
The main target of the competition was aimed to test the skills and techniques of the Lao national team and referees preparing for the 25th SEA Games 2009 in Vientiane, and the federation has sent all badminton players to join this event for learning a new lesson and techniques with experienced players in the region level especially learning from women players from Japan.

The result for the Quarter final is as follow:

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