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57th National Junior Badminton Championship 2020 begins

The National Junior Badminton Championships got underway at the WAPDA Sports Complex, Lahore.


The National Junior Badminton Championship is being held at the WAPDA Sports Complex from today(Tuesday).

The three-day junior event will be played from Jan 21-23 while the 57th senior championship will be staged from Jan 26-31.

Pakistan Badminton Federation president Wajid Ali announced that more than 150 youngsters from across the country would feature in the national junior championships. While the boys will compete in U-14, 16 singles events, they will also play the U-18 doubles. The girls will compete in U-16 singles, and U-18 singles and doubles.

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Wajid said more than 200 male and female players would be competing in the senior championships. The events to be contested in the senior championships include team event, singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

Meanwhile, Wajid said the game of badminton required government’s patronising.

“Holding the [said] event has become a very tough task because it is not easy to get a sponsor for badminton,” he remarked.

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