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Badminton athlete planning to peak for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Badminton athlete planning to peak for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
NZ Olympic Committee: Oscar Guo has been named to the New Zealand team for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The 17 year old was selected following strong results at international events early in the year, including the Men’s Singles title at the North Harbour International – his first international title at a senior level. The Westlake Boys’ High School student was ranked 12th on the Badminton World Federation Junior World Ranking List for the Youth Olympic Games and will compete in the men’s singles event and the mixed team event,... Read More

New teams taste success at NZSS Junior Badminton Championships

New teams taste success at NZSS Junior Badminton Championships
The first ever New Zealand Secondary School Junior Badminton Championships were held late-November in Auckland. For six Auckland schools, this was their first time attending a NZSS Badminton event, and two of them – ACG Parnell College and Botany Downs Secondary College – headed home as national champions. On the final day of play, all teams in the Boys’ Division played off for their final placings, with the victors of each group meeting each other in the title fight. Top seeded Lynfield College progressed undefeated through the group stage, dropping... Read More

Māori badminton player selected for NZ squad

Māori badminton player selected for NZ squad
Māori Television: Westlake Girls High School student Tamara Otene has been selected for the New Zealand Junior Badminton team to take part in the World Championships in October. Otene is the only Māori player to be selected and is using the SkyCity New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Event Centre in Auckland this week to prepare for Indonesia. Otene is relishing the opportunity to compete against players much older than her. It’s an experience that will put her in good stead come October. Otene (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) says, “For New... Read More

Top Seeds Shine at NZSS Badminton Championships

Top Seeds Shine at NZSS Badminton Championships
Badminton New Zealand: It was a week that went entirely to plan for the top seeds at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships, with both Westlake Boys’ High School and Macleans College coming through the boys’ and girls’ competitions undefeated. Both teams showed they deserved their seeding, with their skills and experience being tested in two knife-edge contests with the eventual runners-up, Saint Kentigern College and Westlake Girls’ High School. Westlake Boys’ started the week in strong fashion, with convincing 6-0 wins over both Southland Boys’ High and Macleans College.... Read More

Badminton North Harbour Information

Badminton North Harbour Information
2018 Senior Entry Information Junior Entry Information Rules 2018   Contacts College Sport Auckland school.sport@collegesport.co.nz Lisa Schmidt 09-410 6941 021 477 794 lisa@bnh.org.nz Read More