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IBAK conducted Summer Smash 2024

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
IBAK conducted Summer Smash 2024

World Badminton Day will be celebrated annually on 5th July. In order to celebrate World Badminton day, The Indian Badminton Association Kuwait (IBAK) successfully conducted the Summer Smash Tournament at its Salwa Gym (Saad Al Awzi School) on 5th July 2024

Kuwait’s weather was hot outside, IBAK salwa stadium was feeling hotter on the courts where the best players competed against each other and clinched titles. It was an amazing treat for the spectators who were more than 100.

The tournament was hosted in Two categories as follows: Flight 1 Pro-Advance Men’s Doubles, Flight 2 Higher-Lower Intermediate Doubles.

In a fiercely fought final match for the Pro-Advance Men’s Doubles title, Syed Akbar and Edwin Bobby proved their supremacy over Dhruva Bharadwaj and Mallu Chandhramouli (23-21, 21-12). In the Higher-Lower Intermediate Doubles Category, Siva Kumar and Vinod Kumar had a relatively easy win over Rufus Shibu Samuel and Ayub Alkautsar(21-13, 21-14).

The well-oiled machine, that is the IBAK executive committee conducted the tournament in a flawless and professional manner. Winners, Runners and Semi-finalists were presented with medals and cash prizes.

In line with its vision to promote badminton in Kuwait, IBAK regularly provides coaching for beginners, intermediate and advanced players, which is done by reputed overseas coaches.

IBAK also conducts competitive tournaments throughout the year. The upcoming tournaments include Kuwait Badminton League 2024, IBAK SLAM 2024 and IBAK Interschool Tournament. IBAK can be reached on or [email protected]

Pro-Advance Men’s Doubles:

Winner: Syed Akbar + Edwin Bobby

Runner-up: Dhruva Bharadwaj + Mallu Chandramouli

Semi-Finalist 1: Moo Elkhyat + Surya Kanth

Semi-Finalist 2: Shrihari Ganga + Siraj Salavemula Higher-Lower Intermediate Doubles:

Winner: Vinod Kumar + Siva Kumar

Runner-up: Ayub Alkaustar + Rufus Shibu Samuel

Semi-Finalist 1: Lijo Jose + Sodique Hamid

Semi-Finalist 2: Anil Aaditya + Liyanfen Titto is now on WhatsApp Channel    Follow Channel

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