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Arab Badminton Championship starts in Riyadh

Tue 30 Jan 2024    
The Brew News Team | < 1 min read

Riyadh: The Arab Badminton Championship commenced at the Ministry of Sports Hall in Riyadh, organized by the Saudi Badminton Federation. Running from January 29 to February 2, the championship boasts the participation of 100 players from 15 Arab teams.

The tournament encompasses various categories, including men’s and women’s singles and doubles, youth singles and doubles, and mixed doubles for both youth and adults. This diverse setup ensures a dynamic and engaging competition across different age groups and playing styles.

The opening day witnessed a grand ceremony attended by key figures in badminton, including Dr. Sawsan Taqawi, the President of the Arab Badminton Federation, and Muqrin Al-Muqrin, the President of the Saudi Badminton Federation. Additionally, heads of participating federations and delegations graced the occasion.

The opening ceremony was not only a formal introduction to the championship but also a celebration of badminton culture. Popular and artistic performances took center stage, showcasing the vibrancy and talent within the badminton community. A colorful parade featuring the participating delegations added a festive atmosphere to the event, creating a sense of unity and camaraderie among the players and officials.

The Arab Badminton Championship serves as a platform for athletes to showcase their skills and compete at a regional level. The multi-category format ensures inclusivity, encouraging both seasoned players and young talents to participate. The event not only promotes the sport but also fosters a sense of community and collaboration among Arab nations with a shared passion for badminton. As the championship unfolds, it promises exciting matches and memorable moments for players and fans alike.

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