Australian badminton team announced
Women's doubles pairing Gronya Somerville and Setyana Mapasa headline the 10-strong badminton team which will represent Australia at gc2018.
Somerville and Mapasa are ranked No.2 in the Commonwealth, having recently won the Oceania Championship and qualified for the final eight at the China Open Super Series.
Mapasa won a silver medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships representing Indonesia before gaining Australian citizenship the following year.She will also contest the mixed doubles at the April 4-15 Gold Coast Games with Sawan Serasinghe.
Serasinghe and Somerville are among the eight members of the team with previous Commonwealth Games experience.
The only singles representatives will be Chen and Commonwealth Games debutant Anthony Jo.
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The Australian badminton team, including events, for GC2018 is:
Anthony Jo - Singles
Matthew Chau - Doubles
Ross Smith - Doubles
Robin Middleton - Doubles
Sawan Serasinghe - Doubles
Gronya Somerville - Doubles
Leanne Choo - Doubles
Renuga Veeran - Doubles
Setyana Mapasa - Doubles and mixed doubles
Wendy Chen - Singles