Tue, 17 May 2022
The start of the first International Paralympic Badminton Championship 2022 got under way this week, giving an opportunity for differently-abled athletes to compete in the sport they love.
Ali Muhammad Al-Majed, Secretary-General of the Bahrain Paralympic Committee, witnessed the opening of the championship, which is organised by the Bahrain Paralympic Committee in cooperation with the Bahrain Badminton and Squash Federation, to assess the progress and success of the initative.
He met with members of both committees and thanked them for their great role and clear effort to make the great event a success in Bahrain. He also spoke with some of the players of the participating countries and urged them to distinguish themselves with effort and determination.
More than 180 male and female players from 37 countries from all over the world will participate, and their competitions will be held in Hall D of the Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa Centre.
The tournament is sponsored by the National Bank of Kuwait, Ahli United Bank, Saya Corp, the National Transportation Corporation, Karami Group, Arwa Mineral Water Company and Infonas Communications Company.
The organising committee works to harness all possibilities for the success of the tournament at all levels, and to achieve the strategic objectives of the Bahraini Paralympic Committee, which works to empower players and raise community awareness of accessible sport for all.