The Australian Falcons have landed in Tokyo and guess which Victorians are there?
After launching the Australian Olympic Team uniform in May, Gronya Somerville (Play Badminton) will finally make her Olympic debut in the Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles disciplines this month. More about her #RaceToTokyo can be read on the Badminton Oceania website here.
Supporting and coaching the Australian Badminton Team is fellow Victorian and 2004 Olympian Stuart Brehaut! Growing up in regional Victoria and playing with the local Ballarat Badminton Association, Stuart has played a key role in the sport since his transition from athlete to coach. Stuart is currently the National Senior Head Coach with Badminton Australia and will be an experienced mentor for the Aussie athletes at the Games.
Hei Meng “Richard” Wong
Richard Wong is one of our standout technical officials in Victoria and he is set to Line Judge at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. He currently serves as President of the Badminton Victoria Court Officials Committee and is a member of Central Badminton Association.
Ravi Nandan is an up and rising superstar technical official in Victoria. He is set to Line Judge at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He currently volunteers with the Badminton Victoria Court Officials Committee and a member of Badminton Connect.
The draw for Gronya’s matches are here:
The schedule for all the matches can be found on the Olympics website here.
Learn more about the Badminton Australia Falcons competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on the Badminton Australia website here or on the Australian Olympic Committee here.
If you want to support the Australian Badminton Falcons you can sign up for a supporter pack here and celebrate with us!