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1 Richmond is part of the metropolitan area of Vancouver, Canada. A bridge is the only separation between Vancouver and Richmond.. Vancouver International Airport is just minutes away from the Oval February 7, 2011 The City of Richmond welcomes the world to join us for the BWF 5 th World Senior Championship, to be held at the Richmond Olympic Oval, the site for the Olympic Speed Skating. The last World Senior Championship was in Punta Umbria, Spain, 2009 and was previously held in Taipei, China, 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2005 and Sofia, Bulgaria, 2003.

2 All entries must be approved by the participant’s country’s Badminton Association and forwarded to the Badminton World Federation for registration. The age categories and events are: 35+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles 40+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles 45+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles 50+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles 55+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles 60+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles 65+ men and woman’s single, doubles, and mixed doubles And 70+ as a demonstration age category There is a limit of four entries per country per event Qualification to enter is determined by each Country’s badminton association..

3 OFFICIAL HOST HOTELS Special rate of $ taxes if booked before April 30, 2011, if cancelled 24 hours or more prior to check-in date, there is no charge single or double occupancy Includes breakfast 1.5 kilometer to Oval, walking distance Close to shopping and restaurants Regular shuttles to and from airport Book at: m/

4 August is warm, comfortable and rarely scorching. Average August temperature: 17°C / 63°F August average high: 23°C / 74°F August average low: 12°C / 54°F Evenings, especially in the surrounding mountains, can be cool, so it's best to pack a light jacket and sweater. Visitors can expect rain about 11 days out of 31 in August. WEATHER

5 GATEWAY TO TRAVEL Cruise to Alaska from the Port of Vancouver. Visit Whistler, home of the 2010 Olympics, less than 2 hours from Vancouver. Victoria, is just a short ferry ride from Richmond Canadian Rockies Tours by coach or rail Visit the vineyards of the Okanagan Valley

6 Please contact to make pre and post travel arrangement Or fax WHALE WATCHING BANFF

7 Canada and Richmond welcomes BWF World Seniors!!!


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