Badminton tournament opens in Vietnam

Badminton tournament opens in VietnamHanoi: As many as 269 badminton players from 14 countries and regions gathered on Tuesday in Vietnam`s capital Hanoi to compete at the Ciputra Hanoi Vietnam Challenge 2013.

The tournament, which opened here on Tuesday, is a ranking event of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC).

Held annually since 2009, the event offers prizes worth $15,000.