Vietnam 's top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has maintained his world standing of 11th place, according to the latest announcement by the International Badminton Federation.

The HCM City-born player has qualified for the Olympics Games in London . London will be Minh's second Olympics after Beijing in 2008, where he lost to Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Yu Hsing in the first round.

This summer's Olympics is expected to draw 172 players competing in men's and women's singles, doubles and mixed badminton events./.