Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen Wins BWF Presidential Election
Saturday, May 18, 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen of Denmark is the new President of the Badminton World Federation.
The 1996 Olympic Men's Singles gold medallist defeated his lone rival, Dr. Justian Suhandinata of Indonesia, in this morning's vote by the BWF membership at the Annual General Meeting.
Hoyer Larsen polled 145 votes to Suhandinata's 120. There was one spoilt ballot.
Dr. Suhandinata was among the first to congratulate the new president in the presence of all the delegates attending the meeting from more than 150 of the BWF's 179 Member Associations.
Gustavo Salazar Delgado defeated incumbent Deputy President Paisan Rangsikitpho for that position. The Peruvian amassed 148 votes to Rangsikitpho's 118.
Mr Larry Keys, President BSA with the newly-elected BWF President Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen
South Africa retains Africa Badminton under 19 Cup of Nations Title
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Algeria, 17 April.
South Africa retained the Africa Badminton under 19 Cup of Nations when Team SA beat Nigeria in the finals of the team competition. In a match that went to 5 games South Aftica won 3-2: taking the men's singles; men's doubles and ladies doubles. The individial competition starts on 18 April with the men's and ladies singles
2-0 up took mx and mens singles
Through to the finals tonight
Nigeria beat Mauritius 3-2 in semi-finals so it is Nigeria vs SA in finals tonight - cross your fingers, it will be very a hard game
1-1 lost mixed and won mens singles.
Won gold 3-2 against Nigeria in finals more info later...
SA won gold against Nigeria in the final when us beat Nigeria 3-2. SA won mens singles (cameron) in 3, mens doubles in 3 (cam and reneshan) in 3 and ladies doubles in 2 (lee ann and janke)
Continental Schools Badminton Championships Pretoria 16 December 2011
Boys High Schools Girls High Schools
Uganda 5 – Namibia 0 South Africa A 3 – South Africa B 2
Mauritius 3 – South Africa 2 Namibia 5 – Mauritius 0
Uganda 3 – Mauritius 2 Namibia 3 – South Africa 2
Gold: Boys: Uganda & Girls: Namibia
Silver: Boys: Mauritius & Girls: South Africa A
Bronze: Boys; South Africa A & Namibia; Girls: South Africa B, Mauritius
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