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Draw for the Pacific Games Badminton announced
11:00 pm GMT+12, 19/06/2019, Samoa

The Pacific Games Office is proud to announce the draw and schedule for the seven (7) teams that will be competing for the Mixed Team Badminton event at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.  
 
The teams have been allocated a seeded position based on the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.
 
Seed position
    
Country
 
1
    
 
Tahiti
 
2
    
 
New Caledonia
 
3
    
 
Fiji
 
4
    
 
Samoa
 
5
    
 
Tonga
 
6
    
 
Kiribati
 
7
    
 
Northern Marianas
 
The Mixed Team event will be played in a round robin format.  Each tie includes five (5) matches which includes one of each discipline: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.
 
Badminton is scheduled in the first week of the Games, and will be the first event held in the newly constructed Multi-sport Complex funded by the Government of the People’s Republic of China.   
 
The Pacific Games is a multi-sport event held every four years since 1963, and is contested between the Pacific Island nations associated with the Pacific Games Council.   
 
The XVI Pacific Games will be held from 7-20 July 2019 in Samoa.  It is set to attract more than 4,000 participants from 24 Pacific Island Countries including New Zealand and Australia.


SOURCE: PACIFIC GAMES OFFICE/PACNEWS


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