Record entries for 2008 KLRC Australian International
The 2008 KLRC Australian International and Australian Junior International has attracted over 170 players from Malaysia, Korea, Indonesia, Denmark, Japan, Philippines, England, Samoa, Chinese-Taipei, New Zealand, Scotland, Austria, Egypt, Mexico, Singapore as well as our very own Australian Olympic Team and Australian National Squad Members. A great highlight of the event will be the return of Malaysia's World Number 1 Mens Doubles pair of Cheah Soon Kit and Ong Beng Teong, who led Malaysia to a win in the Thomas Cup. Cheah Soon Kit also has an Olympic Silver Medal in his very impressive trophy cabinet.
The World's number 16 Mixed Doubles pair from Chinese Taipei will also be competing, as well as Mens Singles world number 18, Sairul Ayob and number 23 Lee Tsuen Seng from Malaysia.
If you would like to view the full players list and see the draws as soon as they are released please visit: http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/players.aspx?id=21001
Times of play:
Tuesday 22nd July: 6:30pm Australia's Olympic Team v Malaysia's KLRC All Stars
Thursday 24th July: 9am onwards Preliminary Rounds in Mens Singles, Women's Singles, Mens Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles
Friday 25th July: 9am onwards Round of 32 and 16 of KLRC Australian International and Australian Junior International
Saturday 26th July: 10am Quarter and Semi Finals
Sunday 27th July: 10am Championship Finals
Admission is free so make sure you pass this info onto any friends and associates you know of, who might be interested in seeing the World's best on their own doorstep.
courtesy of Ballarat Badminton Association, Australia