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Scotland bids for Sudirman Cup
Date: 9/7/2014 3:47 PM
Published by : Manuel Røsler

Glasgow in Scotland and Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia are bidding to host the BWF Sudirman Cup (World Mixed Team Championships) in 2017.

The Badminton World Federation received bids from the respective Member Associations – Badminton Scotland and Badminton Australia – on the cities’ behalf ahead of the 31 July deadline for submissions.

While Glasgow’s proposed venue is Emirates Arena – which hosted the badminton events at the recently-concluded 20th Commonwealth Games – Gold Coast has cited the newly-built Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre as their venue option. Queensland will host the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, with badminton slated to take place at the Centre.

The two bids will be presented at the BWF’s Council Session in Peru, Lima (10-14 November) and the winner will be announced immediately afterwards.

The hosts of the Sudirman Cup:

1989 Jakarta, Indonesia
1991 Copenhagen, Denmark
1993 Birmingham, England
1995 Lausanne, Switzerland
1997 Glasgow, Scotland
1999 Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 Seville, Spain
2003 Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2005 Beijing, China
2007 Glasgow, Scotland
2009 Guangzhou, China
2011 Qingdao, China
2013 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2015 Dongguan, China

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