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Jul 11 U.S. Junior National Badminton Champions Crowned for 2011

July 11, 2011, 12:35 a.m. (ET)

For Immediate Release

July 10, 2011

 

U.S. Junior National Badminton Champions Crowned for 2011

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Badminton has crowned its 2011 U.S. Junior National Champions following the conclusion of the 2011 K&D Graphics United States Junior National Badminton Championships.  The event was held at the Orange County Badminton Club, June 28th to July 3rd in Orange, Calif.

 

For complete results and full brackets from the badminton competition at the 2011 K&D Graphics United States Junior National Badminton Championships please visit:  http://tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=98AC137C-37DE-4908-9922-72A1D4A727CE.

 

The tournament, featuring USA Badminton’s future stars, saw competition across 30 different categories.  Categories contested were Girl’s Singles, Boy’s Singles, Girl’s Doubles, Boy’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles for age groups of Under-9, Under-11, Under-13, Under-17 and Under-19.

 

Cee Ketpura (Orange, Calif.), a member of the 2010 U.S. Youth Olympic Games Team, captured the badminton triple-crown winning three gold medals in the Under-19 division.  She won gold in the girl’s singles, girl’s doubles with Emily Kan (Orange, Calif.) and mixed doubles with Phillip Chew (Orange, Calif.)

 

For more information, please contact Cecil Bleiker, NGB Media Services Director for USA Badminton at 719-330-2062.  This press release is also available on the USOC’s media specific website at PRESSBOX.TEAMUSA.ORG.

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