WC 2003 post analysis For those that watched from the beginning, the finals were a bit of an anticlimax I am sure you'll agree. But what a surprise, this World Championships has been. Let's reflect on some of the more memorable moments: *Peter Gade lost first round. *Camilla Martin lost 0-11 to a Chinese player. *Mia Audina loses 0-11 to same player. *Chen Hong crashes out to Shon Seung Mo. *Hafiz purposely loses to brother Roslin. *Wong Choon Han gets into Finals. *Bao Chun Lai exacts revenge on Taufik Hidayat. *Jonas Rasmussen muscles into semi finals of mixed and wins mens doubles with Lars Paaske. *Candra and Sigit lose finals to Danish pair *All Chinese-Chinese contests are uncompetitive (leading up to finals) *Ha Tae Kwon pulls out of mens doubles, due to injury *Lee DS, Yoo YS pull out of mens doubes, due to injury *Yonex win more player sponsorships (Jonas: Forza->Yonex, Mia: Winex->Yonex) More Plus and Negatives: +Chinese Men's doubles are getting more consistent displays +Chinese Women's doubles and singles are relatively uncontested +Sony Dwi Kuncoro's run of impressive wins +Xia Xuan Ze back in the lime light +Zhang Ning finally playing at peak +Free thundersticks, to make some noise to support the players +Great sportmanship shown by Kenneth Jonassen, after losing to Xia Xuan Ze -Chinese-Chinese matches are not competitive, and are not fun to watch -Poor officials, such as Umpires constantly losing scores, Poor line judges etc. - GBP £1.40 for a bottle of Coca Cola, at the NIA! -British players play poorly. Again. -Some players were missing from the Tournament. -Russian girls sent home for wearing wrong T-shirts! Match of the tournament: (For me) Patapol N/S Prapakamol (thai)vs Cai/Fu in Mens doubles. Non stop bang bang bang action, which is how badminton should be. Sexiest player/players: Rikke Olsen and Ann-Lou Jorgenson (for stripping off in front of me!) Overall verdict: Dissapointed 6/10 Please feel free to amend, and comment!