China Open Badminton Championships 2017 will be held from Nov. 14 to 19 in Fuzhou Strait Olympic Sports Center. Yesterday, reporters learned from the opening ceremony that the total prize money is up to 700 thousand dollars and ticket pre-sales of wide attention was fully started up.Top ten players around the world would be in the battle.
The competition, hosted by the China Badminton Association, Fujian Provincial Administration of Sport, Fuzhou Municipal People 's Government and supported by Fuzhou Municipal Administration of Sport, Fuzhou Recreation and Sports Industry Development and Operation Co., Ltd, includes five individual events, 32 positions for race, 16 positions for preliminary and the total bonus is 700 thousand dollars. Excellent players of BWF including the individual world top ten players will converge in Fuzhou.
It is universally known, China Badminton Open is BWF World Superseries Premier. Its score is included in Olympic competition points and contributes to the world ranking. It is second only to the Olympics, Thomas & Uber Cups, the Sudirman Cup and World Championships Superseries Premier. With all-star lineup, it is full of eye and enjoys increasing popularity.
Fujian, strong in badminton and solid in mass foundation,has cultivated over ten world champions and Olympic champions. As the birthplace of China Open Badminton Championships, Fuzhou held the first China Open Badminton Championships in 1986. At its fourth consecutive year organizing the event this year, Fuzhou improves in either security in event venues or marketing operations.
There will be a six-day activity of Badminton Carnival outside the Strait Olympic Sports Center at North Square during the course of the event to enhance the atmosphere of competition. At that time, famous badminton players will come to the site closely interacting with the public.
In addition, ticket pre-sales of great concern yesterday officially launched. Reporters learned from the organizers that this year Fuzhou Recreation and Sports Industry Development and Operation Co., Ltd will issue tickets independently by online and offline ticket sale platforms to provide citizens with convenient tickets. Thus, they can either buy tickets through professional online platform or offline tickets in Strait Olympic Sports Center, Fuzhou Gymnasium, Beach Volleyball Arena of South Minjiang River,etc. and the real estates and business plazas of Thaihot Group. During the game, tickets will also issue on spot of the Badminton Carnival.