Kochi set to host BWF World Senior Badminton Championships

 

The coastal city of Kochi is all set to host the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships from September 11 to 17. The week-long tournament will see a total of 665 players from 40 countries. A total of 175 players will represent India including Olympians Abhinn Shyam Gupta, Nikhil Kanetkar and V Diju along with three times Asian Games team bronze medallist Partho Ganguly and 1982 Asian Games bronze medallist Leroy D’sa. The Indian contingent will also have Arjuna awardee and Kerala player George Thomas and Commonwealth medallist and former India doubles players Sanave Thomas and Roopesh Kumar.