Host city, Gold Coast, Australia announces global team draw for the prestigious 2017 TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup.
Host city the Gold Coast, Australia has been given the top honour of announcing the global draw for the prestigious 2017 TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup at a special event which took place at Jupiter’s Casino on March 17th.
In the presence of hundreds of TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup ambassadors the seeding of all 28 teams competing in the May 21st-28th event were announced.
Host nation Australia, has entered the tough Group 2 competition, going up against Singapore, the USA and Austria in their draw. Defending champions China, have already begun planning their title defence, finding themselves in position one of Group 1A against Thailand and Hong Kong, China.
The mile stone announcement was the first to take place within Australia, with the Gold Coast 2017 TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup being the first non-European or Asian destination to host the global event since its founding in 1989.
Total BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 Group 3 will consist of –
- New Zealand
- New Caledonia
- Sri Lanka
Total BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 Group 2 will consist of –
- United States of America
Total BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 Group 1 will consist of –
- Hong Kong
- Chinese Taipei