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.


For the very first time a Ugandan badminton player had qualified and participated in the Para-Badminton World Championships, which took place in November 2013 in Dortmund, Germany. Isa Kasadha was classified as SU5, wich means that his impairments are in the upper limbs. Other classes where for wheel chair players, players with disabilties in the lower limbs and those of short stature.

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