Pune: Badminton Masters Players Welfare Association Concludes First Tournament
Pune, 7th January 2024: The Badminton Masters Players Welfare Association (BMPWA) wrapped up its inaugural tournament today after four days of intense competition from January 4 to 7. The chief guest for the concluding ceremony was Dilip Goyal, Commissioner of the Customs and Central Excise Department in Pune.
Secretary Veerpal Singh Verma of BMPWA warmly received Goyal, emphasizing the association’s commitment to fostering badminton excellence and player welfare.
The participants, spanning various age groups from 35 to 80+, showcased remarkable skills on the court, representing regions across India. The senior-most male participant, 83-year-old Suresh Hegde, and the senior-most female participant, 77-year-old Mrs. Gauri, both hailed from Karnataka and emerged victorious in their respective categories.
Medals and cash prizes were awarded to the deserving winners and runners-up, aligning with the tournament brochure’s specifications. This recognition not only celebrates individual achievements but also promotes a spirit of healthy competition within the badminton community.
BMPWA, in an exciting announcement, revealed plans for its upcoming tournaments. The second masters tournament is scheduled to take place in Dehradun in April 2024, followed by the third tournament in Mangalore in October 2024.