Four-member Badminton team to attend Pan Am Championship
A four-member Badminton team will be representing Guyana at the XXV Pan Am Individual Championship, which will be held in El Salvador from April 26-29.
This continental championship is promoted annually, and the events include Men´s Singles and Doubles, Women´s Singles and Doubles and Mixed Doubles. World Ranking points will be awarded as this tournament is a Badminton World Federation (BWF) Grade Two, Level Six event.
National players Narayan Ramdhani, Priyanna Ramdhani, Akili Haynes and Tyrese Jeffery will be competing in Singles, with the Ramdhani siblings competing in the Mixed Doubles category and Haynes/Jeffrey in the Men’s Doubles.
The Guyana Badminton Association said over the past weeks, the players have been engaged in rigorous training to prepare for the tournament.
“The Guyana Badminton Association wishes to express gratitude to the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and the National Sports Commission for affording our players the opportunity to compete in this very important tournament,” the Association said in a press statement.