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USA Win Medals At 2011 World Senior Championships

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For the first time ever Americans have won medals at the 2011 Senior World Championships! 

The 2011 Senior World Championships was held in Richmond, Vancouver  BC, Canada from 21 -27 August 2011 (  http://bwfworldseniors2011.com/ ). The USA team was comprised of 36 members.

The USA winners are:

+ 55 Women’s  Singles  Gold Medalist  – Wei Jian Wilson
+ 65 Men’s Doubles  Gold Medalists  – Bob Cook & Andy Gouw
+ 60 Women’s Doubles  Bronze  Medalist  – Sue Dommeyer &  Rose Lei

To see complete results, CLICK HERE

What does the Super Series Mean for You?

With the International Badminton Federation (IBF), world-wide badminton players could go for the gold at the Olympics, try to win the All-England, play in the World Championships, the Thomas Cup/Uber Cup, Sudirman Cup, or other top tournaments. Players set their sights on national titles as well. But with the change in the name to the Badminton World Federation (BWF), other changes have been made to freshen the image of the sport and professionalize the events. Besides rally scoring which has shortened matches and made them more exciting, the creation of the BWF Super Series has certainly attracted the attention of the world-class players, their fans, and the junior players around the world.

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