They will compete in the men’s and women’s singles in the global sporting event, which consists of 38 players each.

Two Vietnamese badminton players, Nguyen Tien Minh (left) and Nguyen Thuy Linh (right)

According to the BWF regulations, each nation can have a maximum of two players in the singles events, if both are ranked in the world’s top 16; otherwise, one quota place until the roster of thirty-eight players has been completed.

According to the rankings of players eligible for the Games, Minh is placed 32nd while Linh is ranked 25th.

To date, Vietnam has secured 10 Olympic berths in swimming, boxing, gymnastics, archery, rowing, taekwondo, and badminton.

Translated by Song Anh