Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh will certainly qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London as he is now ranked 11 th by the World Badminton Federation.

According to Olympic regulations, to qualify for badminton, any country that has a player in the world’s top 38 can send one to compete in the singles category.

Minh is one of the 12 Vietnamese athletes to qualify for the 2012 Olympics so far.

The other 11 include gymnasts Phan Thi Ha Thanh, Pham Phuoc Hung and Do Thi Ngan Thuong, Le Huynh Chau and Chu Hoang Dieu Linh in taekwondo, Van Ngoc Tu in judo, Hoang Xuan Vinh and Le Thi Hoang Ngoc in shooting, Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc in athletics, Nguyen Thi Lua in wrestling and fencer Nguyen Tien Nhat.-VNA