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Milan Ludik: I’m really excited to play in Minsk
Date: 4/13/2019 12:15 PM
Published by : Lilit Poghosyan
COE players Felix Burestedt (Sweden) and Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) have both moved three spots up on this week’s men’s singles world ranking list, standing on positions no. 87 and no. 88 respectively. They have both qualified for the European Games to be held in Minsk, Belarus at the end of June. 

-I am satisfied with my current ranking which gives me a good position before the qualification for the Olympic Games will start. However, I always wish to be higher than I am at the moment.

The European Games, he added, has been one of his goals for the current year and he is happy to have been able to cross it out of his list. 

-I am very happy to qualify for the European Games and really excited to play in Minsk and perform my best at this multisport event.

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Other changes

Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) has moved one spot up on the men’s singles world ranking list to occupy position no. 3. Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus has moved to position number 26 and Rasmus Gemke is following him two positions down – no. 28. 

Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland) has moved two positions up and is now world no. 26 on the women’s singles world ranking list. Chloe Birch has moved two spots up to occupy position no. 42 and Turkey’s Neslihan Yigit is standing on position no. 47, three spots up compared to last week. 

Last week’s Finnish Open winner Julie Dawall Jakobsen (Denmark) has moved seven spots up on the women’s singles world ranking list to reach position no. 52.

See the full BWF world ranking list here
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