Cheesen Lim
Who plays who at the LI-NING BWF 2018 World Junior Mixed Team Championships
Date: 9/26/2018 6:58 PM
Published by : Aidan Jones
The draw for the Suhandinata Cup has taken place at the BWF Head Quarter in Malaysia, ahead of the LI-NING BWF World Junior Championships 2018 Mixed Team Championships.

A total of 41 countries will battle it out to win the Suhandinata Cup Markham Pan Am Centre from Monday 5 November and will continue for seven days.

The groups were decided by a draw process, with the seeded players being selected in coordination with the with the World Rankings.

Who is representing Europe

In Group A, there are two European countries, Germany in Group A1 and Netherlands are in Group A2. In Group B, there is Ukraine, Poland and Sweden.

Group C has no European nations in, while France and Norway are in Group D for the round-robin stage.

Group E is absent of European nations while Group F has Scotland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Spain.

Group G also only has one nation in Europe which is Denmark while Group H has England and Austria.

How is the tournament set up?

The tournament will go through a round-robin stage, to begin with. Then the top-placed group teams will qualify for a quarter-final stage in knock -out.

The quarter-final will see the following matches:

Group A Vs Group B
Group C Vs Group D
Group E Vs Group F
Group G Vs Group H

The current reigning champions China are in group A1 joining, Australia and Germany, while Group A2 has the countries, Netherlands, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

Due to Group A having two sub-groups there will be an additional play-off, for the top-ranked position of each of the sub-groups for qualification into the quarter-finals.
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