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Lugogo braves for two-week long para badminton action

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Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) is currently busy on the court with two events having been launched on Monday by National Council of Sports (NCS) at Lugogo.

The Uganda International Para Badminton tournament served off on Tuesday, 13th September at the MTN Arena, Lugogo in Kampala and will run up to Sunday 18th September.

Also, the Africa Para badminton championship is scheduled for next week starting Monday, 19th September and will run for six days.

Over 100 athletes from 18 countries are participating in the Uganda International Para Badminton that has five categories, that is; Men and Women singles, Men and Women doubles alongside the mixed doubles.

Athletes are participating in Wheelchair One, Wheelchair Two, Standing Lower Three (SL3), Standing Lower Four (SL4), Standing Upper Five (SU5) and Short Stecher.

Outstanding performers will receive trophies and medals as well as booking tickets to the World Championships and Paralympics.

Egypt, Japan, Spain, Singapore, Scotland, India, Azerbaijan, DR Congo, Ivory Coast, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Italy, Central African Republic and hosts Uganda are among the participating nations.

At the Kampala events, participants will earn points for World championships and Paralympics.

The sponsors for the event include Bank of Baroda, Jibu Water, Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital among other partners.

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