Badminton as an emerging game is gaining immense popularity, especially among youth. To enhance and promote badminton culture, the event titled “1st All Pakistan Badminton Ranking tournament 2022” has been organized by Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) with the support of the Pakistan Army from 2 July 2022.
An impressive inauguration ceremony was held at Garrison Sports Club Bahawalpur, thus officially starting the Championship.
A total of 164 players (119 men & 45 women) and 12 officials from national departments and provincial players from respective divisions are participating in the event. The event is divided into three categories, three rounds and similarly, three finals.
Amongst three categories of matches, a total of 48 matches were played today including 32x men’s single and 16 women’s single as a part of the main round.
All the winning players will compete in quarter-finals that later will be followed by semifinals and grand finale. Highest Cash Prize worth Rs 1.5 m will be awarded to the winning players. Apart from the matches, Badminton Day will be marked on July 5 during the tournament.
This tournament is an initiative to promote talent for less played games like badminton. This event will not only provide a chance to young players to display their talent for badminton but also bring players to national and international levels for the future.—PR