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Asia Olympic Project

Asia Olympic Project is Badminton Asia’s player development initiative. The AOP consists of the training opportunities and competition scholarship for players from developing countries organized by Badminton Asia in accordance to the Badminton Asia Strategic Plan 2013 – 2016.

The Asia Olympic Project (AOP) Scholarship is divided into 2 squads:

AOP 2016 Squad:

AOP 2020 Squad:

The selection of players for the AOP Scholarship goes through a series of technical assessment processes. Among the areas of assessment are:

A player can be selected into the AOP Squad through many channels. Among the channels for selection are:

With a program designed to set the path for World Championships and the Olympics, the success of the Asia Olympic Project (AOP)  is measured more holistically in term of its effect on overall badminton status in the country the player represents.