After a successful classification of new players the 2nd Uganda Para-Badminton International Championships have started at Lugogo Indoor Stadium. With a total number of 174 entries from 13 countries it attracted almost 100 players more than the maiden tournament last year.

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Elizabeth Mwesigwa (UGA) celebrating her Gold Medal in Women's Doubles SL3 - SU5 and her Bronze Medal in WS SL3
 
The chairman of the Athletes' Commission showing his set of medals: Gold in Men's Singles WH1, Gold in Men's Doubles WH1 - WH 2 and Bronze in Mixed Doubles WH1 - WH2

After 216 matches in 19 events the tournament came to an end with the medal awarding ceremony. Guests of honour were Paul Kurzo, Vice President Badminton World Federation in charge of para-badminton, Lady Precious Berty Achumba, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Special Duty Vulnerable People, Abia State, Nigeria, Mohamad Maina, Vice President Badminton Nigeria and Hadji Shaban Muziransa Nkutu, Chairman Uganda Badminton Association.

All details like players, draws, matches, schedule etc. can be found here.

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Day 1 to 3

 

 

   
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