(VOV) -Young Vietnamese young badminton player Pham Cao Cuong has secured 7th place in the latest World Badminton Federation (WBF) rankings.
Cuong climbed 12 positions to record his highest ever WBF ranking. He is the second Vietnamese player to join Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, and South Korean rivals in the world’s top ten.
Pham Cao Cuong’s notable 2013 achievements include a semifinal berth at Indonesia’s Tangkas Specs Junior Tournament and a silver medal-winning effort at the U19 Open tournament in the Republic of Korea.
The Vietnamese players Do Tuan Duc and Pham Hong Nam were ranked 54th and 71st place in the world respectively.
Vietnam’s top badminton player, Nguyen Tien Minh, jumped 2 places to No.7 in the 9th week of the 2010 world rankings, according to the Badminton World Federation (BWF). Thanks to his excellent performance that helped the Vietnamese team qualify for the quarter finals in the Thomas Cup for the Asian region, Minh gained 5,584 points to achieve a total of 56,304 points. He surpassed Thailand’s Posanan Boonsak and Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen in the men’s singles rankings. He achieved and has maintained this position for 7 successive weeks last year. Minh is practicing very hard to prepare for the UK…... [read more]
(VOV) -Vietnam's best male badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has earned 8th place in the World Badminton Federation's (WBF) latest rankings. Minh was eliminated from this week's 2013 Hong Kong Open tournament after losing 0-2 to India's Ajay Jayaram. His position in the world's top ten is under threat. Many of his closest rivals, including India's Sony Kuncoro (currently tied for 8th), China's Wang Zhengming (9th), and Hong Kong's Hu Yun (11th), have already qualified for December's Super Series Finals. Minh is unlikely to add to his 54.856 point total as he will not be defending his championship title at…... [read more]
Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has retained his 8 th position in the world rankings as a result of his efforts and triumphs in domestic and international competitions. It was announced by the Badminton World Federation. Minh has held the No. 8 spot for three consecutive weeks. The world No.1 belongs to Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia , followed by Chen Long and Chen Jin of China.-VNA... [read more]
Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has dropped four places to 14th in the world badminton rankings, the sport's governing body has announced. Olympian Minh now has 45,570 points. It is the first time in two years Minh has dropped out of the world top 10. The Olympian has previously held the world No 5 spot in the rankings. Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia is the world No 1, followed by Chen Long of China and Jan Jorgensen of Denmark.-VNA... [read more]
Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has made a comeback to reach the world number 7 spot despite not competing in any Badminton World Federation (BWF) events during the previous week. His return is attributed to the Chinese player Chen Long’s fall in the rankings. After 14 weeks, he has a total 57,344.794 points, higher than Chen Long with 56,090 points. Minh now has a chance to maintain his position as he will compete at the 2010 Asian championship to be held in India where he will go up against world number 259, Shao Wen Hsu from Taiwan, China, in…... [read more]
Vietnam's top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has jumped one step in the world rankings last week to N. 8, the highest position for a Vietnamese athlete in the sport. According to the latest ranking announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), Minh has 47,490 points. Minh entered the semi final of the Japan Open badminton tournament held in Tokyo last week. However he was defeated by the world's No 25 from China , Bao Chunlai. Source: VNA... [read more]
Vietnam 's No. 1 badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh was promoted to 24 in the world ranking after winning the title at the Robot Vietnam Challenge early this month. In the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings announced on July 10, Minh's overall 34,896 points saw him leap three positions from last week. He stands before Hong Kong (China)'s Ng Wei, who has ranked in the world's top 20 many times. Minh expects this rank to give him an advantage when he casts lots for the Beijing Olympics Games to be held in China from August 8-24. Source: VNA Photo: tgvn... [read more]
Vietnam's 18-year-old badminton player Pham Cao Cuong has leaped four places to fifth in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. Cuong's progress to the quarterfinals of the Asian Junior Championships which concluded in Taipei on February 23 earned him nearly 3,000 points to secure his highest ever position in the world junior list. The player is scheduled to compete in the World Junior Badminton Championships in Malaysia and Indonesia in April, a good opportunity for him to sharpen his skills and improve his rankings. The top two badminton players in the world remained unchanged, with Lee Chong Wei of…... [read more]
Nguyen Tien Minh rose two places in the world badminton rankings to No 7 after his triumph at the Yonex OCBC US Open GPG badminton tournament last week in California. Minh's new ranking will help him when the Badminton World Federation organises draws for the world championships on July 22. If Minh is seeded as one of the top players at the tourney, he may be able to avoid strong rivals during the competition's early rounds. The world tournament will be held on August 5-11 in Guangzhou, China.... [read more]
Vietnam’s top player Nguyen Tien Minh (world No. 7) and mixed doubles Duong Bao Duc and Thai Thi Hong Gam (world No. 41) will take part in the 2010 Badminton World Cup in France in August, announced the International Badminton Federation. In the 2007 World Cup in Spain, Vietnam sent five players to the tournament including Nguyen Tien Minh (men’s singles), Nguyen Quang Minh and Tran Thanh Hai (men’s doubles) and Tran Thanh Hai and Le Ngoc Nguyen (mixed doubles). The Badminton World Cup is an annual event sponsored by the International Management Group. In 2005, the International Badminton Federation…... [read more]