KOREA OPEN 2013 – Poor conditions lead to no live coverage for Badzine

Badzine had originally planned to have a correspondent reporting live from on site in Seoul.  However, for the second straight year, the tournament organizers have relegated the press to by […]

Badzine had originally planned to have a correspondent reporting live from on site in Seoul.  However, for the second straight year, the tournament organizers have relegated the press to by far the worst seats in the house, with no security, and at practically the farthest point in the stadium from a ‘mixed zone’ that players are not obligated to enter.  As a result, our correspondent has decided to skip the event for the first time in twelve years.

We will, however, report the news from off site with live images from our partner Badmintonphoto.

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Don Hearn

About Don Hearn

Don Hearn is an Editor and Correspondent who hails from a badminton-loving town in rural Canada. He joined the Badzine team in 2006 to provide coverage of the Korean badminton scene and is committed to helping Badzine to promote badminton to the place it deserves as a global sport. Contact him at: don @ badzine.net