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The 2016 YONEX Canadian Badminton Championships Organizing Committee is excited to announce that Pal Chawla will be inducted into Badminton Canada’s Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place during the tournament banquet to be held on Saturday, February 6 (beginning at 6:30pm) at the Winnipeg Winter Club.
One cannot think of badminton in Canada without thinking of Pal Chawla. His contributions over the last almost 50 years – as player, coach, mentor and volunteer – have left an indelible stamp on the sport. One of Pal’s players sums up the thoughts of many in remarking: “When I look back over the past decade and a half, the most important lessons that Pal taught me actually have nothing to do with badminton. Pal taught me about hard work, respect, passion, teamwork and attitude. Apart from being my coach, I view Pal as a good friend and an outstanding role model.” Congratulations Pal on this much deserved recognition!
Badminton Canada, Badminton Manitoba and the Winnipeg Winter Club invite you to be part of celebrating Pal’s amazing contribution to the sport of badminton in this country.
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Silver Sponsors: Racquets Pro Shop, Capstone Ridge Group, Ron & Cindy Zimmerman, the Koh/Liew Family and Meadowood Pharmacy
Bronze Sponsors: S.O.S. Safety Services Inc., Colliers International and Peter Somers & Mary Kellner Somers
Vehicle Sponsor: Birchwood Automotive Group
Print Sponsor: Winnipeg’s Creative Studio
Tournament Partners: City of Winnipeg, Tourism Winnipeg, Sport Manitoba & the Province of Manitoba