Top junior players from around the world will congregate in Kazan, Russia to compete in the BWF World Junior Championships 2019, where a total of 43 teams are set to take part.
The Mixed Team event will take place from 30 September – 5 October, before the Individual competitions takes place from 7 – 13 October.
Attending from Oceania, teams from Australia and New Zealand will be competing in Groups E and G, competing against the following countries before entering the play-off stages:
- Chinese Taipei
- Faroe Islands
- New Zealand
Several of this year’s regional Champions from the VICTOR Oceania Junior Individual Championships will be representing at the BWF World Junior Championships, including:
- Men’s Singles Champion – Edward Lau, New Zealand
- Men’s Doubles Champions – Ryan Tong and Jack Wang, New Zealand
- Women’s Doubles Champions – Kaitlyn Ea/Angela Yu, Australia
- Mixed Doubles Champions – Jack and Angela Yu, Australia
Depending on where the teams finish in the Group stages, it is possible Australia and New Zealand will have to play-off against one another, making a repeat of this year’s VICTOR Oceania Mixed Team Final, where Australia won 3-2.
The juniors representing Australia and New Zealand are as follows:
- Ricky Tang
- Rio Agustino
- Otto Xing De Zhao
- Jack Yu
- Angela Yu
- Kaitlyn Ea
- Victoria He
- Kai Qi Bernice Teoh
NEW ZEALAND MEN
- Edward Lau
- Joshua Feng
- Jack Wang
- Ryan Tong
NEW ZEALAND WOMEN
- Janice Jiang
- Jenny Zhu
- Ella Smith
- Catelyn Rozario
The full draw is available to view here.
The full seedings report is available to view here.
Follow the results of the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships on Tournament Software.