The 104th YONEX All England Open begin
- 04 March 2014
The most prestigious badminton tournament in the world got underway today at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. Following last week’s highly successful Grand Prix Gold YONEX German Open, the 104th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships looks set to be one of the most competitive and entertaining ever. This official trailer gives you an indication of the passion, tension and excitement this tournament has generated since 1899: http://youtu.be/ cmSEF_by0kk
Lee Chong Wei, World No.1 and YONEX ambassador, is aiming for his third All England title. This year he arrives with a new weapon, the VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II. A racquet designed for shock force and maximum energy transfer. See what he thinks about it here: http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukPosUnwfgM&list=UUkCLForOJZvbbHOgyOybtDQ&feature=share&index=3
Ratchanok Intanon, 2013 World Champion, and 2011 All England Champions, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, have joined Lee Chong Wei in choosing to play with the VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II - a statement of intent and power from four of the world’s best badminton players.
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