USA Badminton Announces 2015 Pan American Games Team

Feb. 27, 2015, 3:51 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2015)—USA Badminton has named the 2015 U.S. Pan American Team, the national office announced Friday.

The Pan American Games will take place in Toronto, Canada from July 10-26, 2015. The badminton competition will take place from July 11-16, 2015 at the Markham Pan Am Centre.

Competition will take place in men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles. The team consists of four men and four women.

Men
Phillip Chew
Sattawat Pongnairat
Bjorn Seguin
Howard Shu

Women
Eva Lee
Pala Lynn Obanana
Jamie Subandhi
Iris Wang

Selection procedures for the team can be found here. The coaching staff will be named at a later date.

Results from the 2015 USA Badminton Team Trials can be found here.

The 2015 Pan American Games fall within the Olympic Qualifying period which begins on May 4, 2015 and concludes on May 1, 2016. The world rankings on May 5, 2016 will be used to allocate athletes quota place in men’s and women’s singles and men’s, women’s and mixed doubles.

The U.S. Pan American Badminton Team is subject to approval by the United States Olympic Committee.

 

USA Badminton is the national governing body for the sport in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Badminton World Federation.

Media Contact: Michael Terry - michael.terry@usabadminton.org