Date change for Hadia’s opening match at London 2012

27 July 2012

The badminton schedule for the opening weekend of action at the London 2012 Olympic Games has changed, meaning University of Bath student Hadia Hosny El Said’s first contest now takes place on Sunday (29 July) instead of Saturday.

The Egyptian badminton player, who is studying for an MSc in Medical Biosciences at the University, now opens her account against Ireland’s Chloe Magee at  20.17 on Sunday.

She follows that up with a tough clash again number 16 seed Hongyan Pi at 20.52 on Monday.

You can find a full schedule of events featuring athletes with University of Bath links here.

Some 25 athletes currently based at the University of Bath have been selected to compete at the London 2012 Olympics, with further University and sporting alumni also competing at the Games. There is also a list of  selected athletes with their biographies on the Team Bath website.

You can catch the pick of the Olympic action on the new video wall at the Sports Training Village.

For further information please contact the Team Bath press office at Matchtight Ltd on 01225 383518 or 07765 071683 or by email at

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The University of Bath is The Sunday Times University of the Year 2011/12.

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