By Katrina Khamhing
If you love speed, don’t miss the 2017 Total BWF Sudirman Cup - one of badminton's most prestigious world championships. Staged for the first time in Australia in its 25 year history, the event (expected to be televised to a global audience of more than half a billion people) will draw more than 1500 of the world's top players, hailing from 45 countries. Few people realise badminton is the world’s fastest racket sport, with top players smashing the shuttlecock at speeds of up to 332 kilometres (206 miles) per hour.
The Gold Coast - home to gorgeous, long white sandy beaches, amazing wildlife and some of the best theme parks in the world, will play host to the prestigious 2017 Total BWF Sudirman Cup. Come to see the best of the best play, and stay for all the fun.
Where: Carrara Sport and Leisure Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland
When: 21 – 28 May 2017
Price: $ Ticket packages start from $35.