NSC supports PanAm badminton team with $1.6M
The Guyana Badminton Association on Friday benefited from the National Sports Commission’s generosity when they received $1.6M for their participation at this year’s Yonex Panam Individual Championship.
Ramdhani siblings, Narayan and Priyanna, along with Akili Haynes and Tyrese Jeffrey, will be Guyana’s representatives at the 15th edition of the tournament, which is set for San Salvador, El Salvador, April 26-30.
Director of Sport, Steve Ninvalle, after wishing the team a successful PanAm Championships, lauded the GBA for their continuous push to develop their sport.
Emily Ramdhani, the GBA Secretary, thanked the NSC for their support.
Meanwhile, according to the GBA, Narayan Ramdhani, who’s ranked 366 (Singles), and 297 (Mixed-Doubles), is attending the tournament to get the necessary ranking points to qualify for the 2024 Olympics Games in Paris, France.
Priyanna Ramdhani, ranked 411 (Singles), 297 (Mixed-Doubles) in the world, will be seeking higher ranking points, while also helping her brother, Narayan, to gain more points by playing the mixed-doubles event with him.
Haynes and Jeffrey are also aiming to increase their ranking points and will be competing in the singles, doubles and mixed doubles categories.