Tashkent (Uzbekistan) – the Uzbekistan Badminton Federation hosted the Republican Cup of Uzbekistan (second most important competition). The tournament gathered more than 100 players from all 12 regions of Uzbekistan – which showed the positive growth of the sport in the country.
Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles gold medals went to player from the capital, Tashkent. Men’s Singles, Men’s Double and Mixed Doubles went to players from upcountry.
The tournament also gave the opportunity to host the Uzbekistan Badminton Federation annual meeting; the Board presented the work done throughout the year and the plans and target for 2018, where the Shuttle Time programme will play a key role in the development of the sport locally.
The annual meeting concluded with the recognition of Best Player and Best Coach of the Year.
Shuttle Time Visit – Suriname
In the city of Paramaribo a school visit was made to primary school O.S.Devisbuiten, where Shuttle Time has been introduced after the Pilot Course held earlier this year. The BWF Shuttle Time programme was officially launched in Suriname in October 2017 (beginning of the school year), nevertheles
ISF EUROPEAN SCHOOLS BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP 2017
From 16th June to 21st June 2017, Clermont-Ferrand, a French city of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, hosted one of the European Schools Championship Badminton 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation and the French School Sport Federation. The event was also supported by the