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The national shuttlers are staying in Adagio Hotel - located some 3.5km away from the Pierre de Coubertin Stadium (venue of the on-going World Championships in Paris).

Those who did the arrangements claim that it was fully booked.

Independent players Wong Choong Hann and doubles specialist Choong Tan Fook-Lee Wan Wah managed to book rooms at Hotel Mercure - located just behind the stadium. They somehow managed to get the rooms.

Perhaps we could all learn how to book hotel rooms in advance.

HD says: 3.5km can turn out to be a good walk in a cool summer morning in Paris.

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