After struggling for funds for more than five weeks the Para-badminton Commission had to withdraw the entire Ugandan team from the World Championships 2017, scheduled for 21st to 26th of November in Ulsan, Korea.

The 2017 Para-Badminton World Championships will take place in Ulsan, Republic of Korea, from 21st to 26th of November.

Here some key information for players and officials.

Tournament Invitation

Activities Timeline

Uganda's Provisional List of Entries

General information can be obtained from the BWF website .

Visa:

General information about the visa process is linked here. Additional information is included in the Tournament Invitation, page 5.

The 1st Uganda International Para-Badminton Championships will start on Thursday, 27/04/2017, with the Opening Ceremony at 9:00 am at Sharing Youth Center, Nsambya, Kampala. UBA Is pleased to host 35 players from five countries, among them the reigning world champions Anand Kumar Boregowda and Manoj Sarkarthe of India as well as the number 2 of the world ranking list, Bartlomiej Mrosz of Poland.

After having been successfully classified players will compete in different sports classes from Wheel Chair 1 & 2, Standing Lower 3 and 4 to Standing Upper 5. The tournament starts with the single events after the opening cermony with Hon. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as Guest of Honour.

On the first day there will be 39 matches from 9:30 am until 5 pm.

Details can be seen follwing this link

See our nice collection of pictures as a slide show by clicking "Read more". Copyright (c) 2017 Alan Spink, BWF Photographer

The number 2 of the world in his class will grace the 1st Uganda International Para-Badminton Championships. Polish player Bartlomiej Mrosz will play during our tournament the men's singles in the class SU5 (Standing Upper 5) and most likely with our own Khadija Khamuka of Mbogo High School the Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5.

 

The first badminton championships for the disabled will take place from 18th to 20th of March 2016 at Lugogo Indoor Stadium/MTN Arena, Kampala.

Invitation and Registration Form can be found here.

Entry-deadline is Friday, 11th of March 2016 at 1:00 pm.

Important Update: The tournament will end on Saturday after the closing ceremony at 2:00pm.

List of entries

Results

Schedule Saturday

Uganda has started on the move to spread Para-Badminton in the country being one of the African countries at the mantle of promoting the game in the region.

After 15 local coaches graduated from a one week course by Coach Richard Morris from UK early this month, work has started on the ground in what CEO for Uganda Badminton Association, Simon Mugabi sights at a move to build a candid team Uganda to participate in the World Championships slated for August this year.

   
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