Hall of Fame: Keith Priestman

We would like to give a huge congratulations to Keith Priestman who played at the 2021 ElPozo BWF World Senior Badminton Championships in Huelva Spain. Keith and his partner, Geoff Stensland, won gold in the men’s 60 doubles category. Keith was also the finalist for the men’s singles 60 category! This however, is an addition to another one of Keith’s many inspiring accomplishments.

Keith is a National Team member who represented Canada in the 1982 and 1984 Thomas Cup, the World Team Championships, 3 All England Championships, Pan-American Championships, and over 15 other international competitions. Keith was member of the Warriors badminton team 1978 – 1980 and earned his name in Waterloo’s Hall of Fame by helping the Warriors to the OUAA team championships in 1978. He has played since the age of four and achieved great titles like being a silver medalist in the 1982 Commonwealth Games and at the time ranked in the top 50 in the world.

Listen to Keith talk about his badminton career and his time with Waterloo here:


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