India join Australia and Sri Lanka at 2022 Commonwealth Games –

Badminton News: Defending champions India will face Australia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Group 1 of the mixed team event at the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

The Commonwealth Games badminton matches consisting of mixed team events followed by individual events will take place in Birmingham from July 29 to August 8, 2022. The mixed team final will take place on August 2.

The draw took place in Birmingham in March. Nigeria then withdrew in early May with Zambia now confirmed as their successor.

Each tie in the team event consists of best-of-five matches that test the overall strength of the team.

Five-time champions Malaysia, beaten by India in the final of the last edition on the Gold Coast, are in Group 4 with South Africa, Jamaica and Zambia.

England, winners of the first eight team events from 1966, are in Group 2 with Singapore, Mauritius and Barbados, while Group 3 includes Pan Am power Canada, alongside Scotland , the Maldives and Uganda.

Looking forward to the event, BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer expressed his best wishes to participants and organizers.

“The Commonwealth Games have a unique atmosphere. While displaying some of badminton’s traditional strengths, there are also teams with newer badminton traditions, and as such there is a huge diversity of styles and approaches to this competition,” he said. declared.

“I wish good luck to all the competing teams.”

Matt Kidson, Sporting Director of Badminton England, said: “With the badminton mixed team event draw complete, we are now approaching the Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022. It will be a very interesting competition and we are looking forward to it. looking forward to hosting 11 days of badminton,” he said.

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