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Athletes must be a key part of the events process, from bidding to evaluation

Marc Zwiebler is a seven-time German national badminton champion, former European champion, and two-time Olympian. Here he offers his insights into what makes an ideal host city for athletes.

SURABAYA, INDONESIA - FEBRUARY 03: Marc Zweibler of Musica Flypower Champion plays a shot against Alrie Guna Dharma of Guna Darma Bandung during the qualifying round day 1 of Djarum Super Liga Badminton 2014 on February 3, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

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