For Immediate Release
Badminton takes over the Toronto’s west end at the 2017 Yonex Ontario Junior Elite Series!
TORONTO – March 15, 2017 – This past weekend saw Ontario’s Junior badminton athletes go head to head at Humber College in the city’s west end. As part of Badminton Canada’s national junior elite series, this tournament saw 195 athletes from Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, BC, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and even the US come together to compete in the U15, U17, and the U19 events!
Ian Moss, President of Badminton Ontario, spoke about the tournament and how a tournament like this increases the level of competition in Ontario.
“Badminton Ontario is proud to host the Badminton Canada Elite Series competitions - we know that this is an excellent opportunity for our best players to compete at home, and it also provides the opportunity for our coaches and officials to be highly engaged.”
As the host of one of the largest Junior Elite Series competitions in Canada, Badminton Ontario is pleased with the opportunity to host Badminton Canada competitions at this level:
“It gives us the opportunity to showcase the strength of Ontario badminton, both on and off the court - we are very proud of our leading role in the development of the sport nationally. Congratulations and thank you to all our members who contributed so much to the success of the competition this past weekend"
Final Results have been posted on the Badminton Canada website. Congratulations to the following Triple and Double Crown winners:
Triple Crown Winner – Brian Yang/E-Badminton Club
Double Crown Winners – Katie Ho Shue/E-Badminton Club
Kevin Wang/Lee’s Badminton Training Centre
Rachel Chan/Lee’s Badminton Training Centre
Badminton Ontario would like to thank everyone involved in this tournament including all the coaches, officials, and volunteers!! For information on up coming events and tournaments please make sure to visit the Badminton Ontario Website. The next elite junior tournament hosted by Badminton Ontario will be the Junior A circuit competition at the KCBC club in Markham (March 18-19).
Badminton Ontario (BON) is a not for profit amateur sport organization responsible for badminton within the province of Ontario. Badminton Ontario's vision is to connect with all athletes participating in badminton in Ontario, inspire athletes to cherish badminton and establish it as their sport for life.
For more information, please contact: Luis Paredes, Badminton Ontario, at firstname.lastname@example.org