Philippine badminton physique set for busy yr | Technoscoob

John Bryan Ulanday –

January 12, 2023 | 4:54pm

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Badminton Affiliation (PBAD) is about to flock to higher heights this 2023 after a productive marketing campaign final yr.

With the assistance of staunch advocates led by PBAD and PLDT chairman Manny V. Pangilinan, Good, and the MVP Sports activities Basis, the native federation gears up for a busy yr beginning with a historic event subsequent month in a bid to find new skills and put together the nationwide campaigners for the approaching Southeast Asian Video games.

PBAD will stage a Philippine Badminton Open on February 20-26 in Makati Metropolis, serving as a stepping stone for the Smash Pilipinas’ medal aim within the thirty second biennial meet in Cambodia in Might.

The tourney can even mark the nation’s first official rankings system that may assist native shuttlers scale the world rankings with hopes of incomes a shot at larger worldwide tourneys led by the Paris Olympics.

“Apart from contributing to the coaching of our nationwide workforce, we’re additionally maximizing alternatives to assist the event of badminton in our nation — from grassroots to our nationwide workforce,” mentioned Christopher Quimpo, AVP at Good and Secretary-Basic of PBAD.

“Our love for badminton stems from the assumption that sports activities promote values like self-discipline, psychological resilience, and sportsmanship, which might assist us all develop into higher individuals,” he added after PBAD staged the celebrated Badminton Asia Championships and the Philippine InterCollegiate Championships final yr.

Apart from internet hosting worldwide tilts, Smash Pilipinas additionally stamped its class overseas with a number of championships in Benin, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cameroon that catapulted the nation to No. 66 on this planet rankings.

“We’re very pleased with our Philippine nationwide badminton workforce. We’ve at all times seen their potential and we’re glad to see them reaping the fruits of their labor. We nonetheless have a protracted technique to go, however with the proper assist and proper workforce to again our gamers, we all know that they’ll succeed,” mentioned Jude Turcuato, Head of Sports activities at PLDT and Good.

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