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Switzerland: International badminton tournament opens

5 athletes to represent Turkey in tournament

Emre Asikci   | 18.08.2019
Switzerland: International badminton tournament opens

ANKARA

An international badminton tournament which will bring together 359 athletes from 46 countries will start in Basel, Switzerland on Monday.

The participants will compete in five categories; Men's singles, Women's singles, Men's doubles, Women's doubles, Mixed doubles.

Five athletes are participating in the BWF World Championships from Turkey.

Emre Lale will compete in the boys' singles event while Neslihan Yigit and Aliye Demirbag will strive in the girls' singles.

Bengisu Ercetin and Nazlican Inci will compete in women's doubles.

The event will run through Aug. 25.

Contestants will get quota points for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. 

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