2018 Oceania Badminton Championships

The XIII 2018 Oceania Badminton Championships is the continental badminton championships in Oceania sanctioned by the Badminton Oceania, and Badminton World Federation. This championship is organized by Badminton New Zealand, and will be the 13th edition of the Oceania Badminton Championships. It is being held in Hamilton, New Zealand from 6 to 11 February 2018. The team event will start on 6 February, and will be the qualification stage for the 2018 Thomas & Uber Cup finals to be played in Thailand,[1] while the individual event will start on February 8.[2]

2018 Oceania Badminton Championships
Tournament details
Dates6–11 February
EditionXIII
VenueEastlink Badminton Stadium
LocationHamilton, New Zealand
2017 2019

VenueEdit

The tournament will be held at the Eastlink Badminton Stadium, Hamilton East, Hamilton, New Zealand.

MedalistsEdit

Individual eventEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles   Abhinav Manota   Rémi Rossi   Peter Yan
  Oscar Guo
Women's singles   Wendy Chen Hsuan-yu   Louisa Ma   Joy Lai
  Zecily Fung
Men's doubles   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
  Robin Middleton
  Ross Smith
  Oscar Guo
  Dacmen Vong
  Simon Leung
  Mitchell Wheller
Women's doubles   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
  Leanne Choo
  Renuga Veeran
  Anona Pak
  Danielle Tahuri
  Sally Fu
  Alyssa Tagle
Mixed doubles   Sawan Serasinghe
  Setyana Mapasa
  Matthew Chau
  Leanne Choo
  Oliver Leydon-Davis
  Susannah Leydon-Davis
  Niccolo Tagle
  Alyssa Tagle

Team eventEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team   Australia
Anthony Joe
Ashwant Gobinathan
Eric Vuong
Jacob Schueler
Matthew Chau
Pit Seng Low
Raymond Tam
Robin Middleton
Ross Smith
Sawan Serasinghe
  New Zealand
Abhinav Manota
Dhanny Oud
Jonathan Curtin
Kevin Dennerly-Minturn
Maika Philips
Michael Fowke
Oliver Leydon-Davis
Oscar Guo
  Tahiti
Greig Teriitanoa
Heinoa Deane
Léo Cucuel
Louis Beaubois
Quentin Bernaix
Rauhiri Goguenheim
Rémi Rossi
Steven Lesourd
Tarepa Bourgery
Teiva Politi
Women's team   Australia
Gronya Somerville
Chen Hsuan-yu
Jennifer Tam
Joy Lai
Leanne Choo
Louisa Ma
Setyana Mapasa
  New Zealand
Anona Pak
Danielle Tahuri
Erena Calder-Hawkins
Gaea Galvez
Jasmin Chung Man Ng
Justine Villegas
Sally Fu
Susannah Leydon-Davis
  Fiji
Alissa Dean
Andra Whiteside
Carline Bentley
Chloe Kumar
Danielle Whiteside
Karyn Gibson

Individual eventEdit

The individual event of the 2018 Oceania Badminton Championships were held from 8 to 11 February, at the Eastlink Badminton Stadium, in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. Australia had secured four titles in the women's singles and three doubles event, with Sawan Serasinghe and Setyana Mapasa winning two doubles titles each, and the men's singles title goes to New Zealand.[3]

The three doubles event present all the Australian pair. Serasinghe who was teamed-up with Matthew Chau beat their compatriot Robin Middleton and Ross Smith in the final with the score 21–17, 23–21. Mapasa claimed the women's doubles title after beat Renuga Veeran and Leanne Choo with the score 21–14, 22–20. In the mixed doubles event Mapasa and Serasinghe again became the champion defeat Chau and Choo 21–19, 21–18. The women's singles final also present the Australian players, and Wendy Chen claimed the title after beat Louisa Ma 21–7, 21–14. Abhinav Manota of New Zealand broke the Australian stranglehold on the Oceania championships by winning the men's singles gold medal. Manota beat Remi Rossi of Tahiti in the straight games 21–12, 21–14 in the final.[4]

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
    Rémi Rossi 21 21
5   Dylan Soedjasa 7 12
    Rémi Rossi 21 17 21
    Peter Yan 6 21 12
    Peter Yan 22 13 24
    Wesley Caulkett 20 21 22
    Rémi Rossi 12 14
    Abhinav Manota 21 21
6   Daniel Fan 16 21 8
    Oscar Guo 21 16 21
    Oscar Guo 22 16 17
    Abhinav Manota 20 21 21
    Kai Chen Teoh 16 14
    Abhinav Manota 21 21

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Wendy Chen Hsuan-yu w / o
3   Joy Lai
1   Wendy Chen Hsuan-yu 21 21
4   Louisa Ma 7 14
4   Louisa Ma 21 21
    Zecily Fung 18 12

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
21 21
4   Oscar Guo
  Dacmen Vong
19 16
1   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
21 23
    Robin Middleton
  Ross Smith
17 21
    Robin Middleton
  Ross Smith
20 21 21
2   Simon Leung
  Mitchell Wheller
22 15 18

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
21 18 21
    Anona Pak
  Danielle Tahuri
9 21 10
1   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
21 22
3   Leanne Choo
  Renuga Veeran
14 20
3   Leanne Choo
  Renuga Veeran
21 21
    Sally Fu
  Alyssa Tagle
7 4

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Sawan Serasinghe
  Setyana Mapasa
21 21
3   Oliver Leydon-Davis
  Susannah Leydon-Davis
12 19
1   Sawan Serasinghe
  Setyana Mapasa
21 21
    Matthew Chau
  Leanne Choo
19 18
    Niccolo Tagle
  Alyssa Tagle
5 9
    Matthew Chau
  Leanne Choo
21 21

Team eventEdit

The 2018 Oceania Team Championships officially crowns the best male and female national teams in Oceania and at the same time works as the qualification event towards the 2018 Thomas & Uber Cup finals. 4 teams both in the men's and women's team have entered the tournament.[1] Australia men's and women's team were clinched the Oceania Team titles, and qualified for the 2018 Thomas & Uber Cup finals, after topping the standings both in the men's and women's team.[5] New Zealand men's and women's team were placing second both in the men's and women's team, while Tahiti men's team and Fiji women's team were in the third place.[6]

SeedsEdit

The seeding, which is based on BWF world rankings, for both the men's and women's competition is the same:[1]

  1.   Australia
  2.   New Zealand
  3.   Fiji
  4.   Tahiti

Men's teamEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 3 3 0 12 3 +9 25 7 +18 612 430 +182 3 Thomas Cup
2   New Zealand 3 2 1 11 4 +7 24 9 +15 651 412 +239 2
3   Tahiti 3 1 2 6 9 −3 12 20 −8 491 608 −117 1
4   Fiji 3 0 3 1 14 −13 3 28 −25 346 650 −304 0
Source: TS

All times are New Zealand Standard Time (UTC+12:00).

  • Australia vs. Tahiti
  • New Zealand vs. Fiji
  • New Zealand vs. Tahiti
  • Australia vs. Fiji

  • Australia vs. New Zealand
  • Fiji vs. Tahiti

Women's teamEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 3 3 0 13 2 +11 28 4 +24 662 306 +356 3 Uber Cup
2   New Zealand 3 2 1 12 3 +9 24 8 +16 606 391 +215 2
3   Fiji 3 1 2 5 10 −5 10 20 −10 388 520 −132 1
4   Tahiti 3 0 3 0 15 −15 0 30 −30 191 630 −439 0
Source: TS

All times are New Zealand Standard Time (UTC+12:00).

  • Australia vs. Tahiti
  • New Zealand vs. Fiji
  • New Zealand vs. Tahiti
  • Australia vs. Fiji

  • Australia vs. New Zealand
  • Fiji vs. Tahiti

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "VICTOR Oceania Team Championships 2018". Badminton Oceania. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Fiji to send team to Oceania badminton event". Fiji Times. Archived from the original on 22 January 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Manota wins solitary badminton gold for NZ". MSN. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Manota, Chen Emerge Champion – Finals: Victor Oceania Championships 2018". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Australia Prevail in Thriller – Victor Oceania Team Championships 2018". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Australia's Double Take: VICTOR Oceania Team Champions qualify for the BWF Thomas and Uber Cup 2018". Badminton Oceania. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  7. ^ Men's Team - Australia vs Tahiti
  8. ^ Men's Team - New Zealand vs Fiji
  9. ^ Men's Team - New Zealand vs Tahiti
  10. ^ Men's Team - Australia vs Fiji
  11. ^ Men's Team - Australia vs New Zealand
  12. ^ Men's Team - Fiji vs Tahiti
  13. ^ Women's Team - Australia vs Tahiti
  14. ^ Women's Team - New Zealand vs Fiji
  15. ^ Women's Team - New Zealand vs Tahiti
  16. ^ Women's Team - Australia vs Fiji
  17. ^ Women's Team - Australia vs New Zealand
  18. ^ Women's Team - Fiji vs Tahiti

External linksEdit