Hong Kah Secondary School Hall
0900hrs – 1600hrs
This year’s badminton tournament was successfully concluded last Sunday, 24 April 2016 @ Hong Kah Secondary School Hall.
Below is a summary of the turn-out of participants this year and they come from many BUs:
Men’s Singles – 09 participants
Men’s Doubles – 14 pairs, 28 participants
Veteran Doubles – 06 pairs, 12 participants
Mixed Doubles – 04 pairs, 08 participants
The tournament started off with fierce competition between the players during preliminary rounds as the players vie for a spot in the quarter/semi-finals.
In the men’s doubles semi-finals, Andreas & Wei Yik fought back in an exciting second set after trailing Kenny Kek & Fandy 18-13 and eventually won in straight sets 21-9, 21-19. In the finals, a close fight between Andreas & Wei Yik and Jun Hui & Gabriel resulted in a 3-sets show down with Jun Hui & Gabriel taking the title this year with final game score 17-21, 21-16, 21-18.
For veteran doubles, Navin Kumar & Saravanan joined as new faces and their partnership proved to be a close to perfect one as they sailed smoothly to the finals and emerged as champion. In the finals, they won Quek & Hasan 21-13, 21-11.
In the mixed doubles event, Jia Miin, previous year champion, partnered with You Hwa this year. The powerhouse partners sailed through the semi-finals and finals and clinched first position once again this year, winning Calvin & Sindy from SRC in the finals, 21-14, 21-15.
Finally, after a year of hiatus for men’s singles, we are happy to see many new participants signing up for this category. In the finals, Thomson Tng beaten Maniruzzamam in straight sets, 21-7, 21-9 and he emerged as our champion this year.
Once again, it was an exciting tournament this year for all Keppelite badminton enthusiasts. We extend our deep appreciation again to the Club for their great sponsorship. Appreciate also the kind presence of our VP Lim Aik Kok who stayed to give away prizes to all our winners. We definitely look forward to next year’s tournament so hope to see everybody again!
OICs: Loh Jun Hui & Gabriel Wu (KFels)
Number of Participants: 58