Sunday, August 14, 2016
TEXT BY GAYLE ALLEYNE I BADMINTONPHOTO AND SHI TANG
The quarter-finals draws for all three doubles events in the Rio 2016 Badminton Competition have set the stage for some blockbuster matches.
The Mixed Doubles last-eight round was drawn following the last group match last evening while the Men’s and Women’s Doubles quarter-finals were drawn today at Riocentro – Pavilion 4 where Olympic badminton is being held.
Team officials and even some players turned up to see the outcome.
See photos below.
Featured photo: BWF Events Director, Darren Parks (centre) conducts the quarter-finals draws for Men’s and Women’s Doubles this morning at Riocentro – Pavilion 4. Assisting are BWF Technical Delegates for Rio 2016, Peter Tarcala (right) and David Cabello.
Team officials witness the Men’s and Women’s Doubles quarter-finals draws.
Malaysia Men’s Doubles player, Goh V Shem (seated left), and Korean player, Kim Sa Rang (standing right) were among those who attended this morning’s draws.