875 Eggert Drive, North Tonawanda, NY 14120 ● (716) 816-8764
Rally Niagara Badminton -Adult club members
It is a great social and recreational game
Congratulations to all who participated in our regional badminton tournament on Sunday, May 15th, 2016. 72 students competed in various age brackets in round robin and double elimination games. Complete results can be access via button. Winners detailed below.
U10 Boys - 1st - Daniel Brumbaugh, 2nd - Fengyi Liu, 3rd - Donovan Bowers
U12 Boys A - 1st - Kaylan Lucksiri, 2nd - Henry Millar, 3rd - Daren Liu
U12 Boys B - 1st - Christopher DePinto, 2nd - Jonathan Hacker, 3rd - Yichun Yuan
U14 Boys A - 1st - Ian McDonald, 2nd - Dean Lam, 3rd - Maahim Suri
U14 Boys B - 1st - Michael Wolski, 2nd - Cade Williams, 3rd - Dylan Hendel
U16 Boys - 1st - Daniel Hacker, 2nd - Nathan Koop, 3rd - Reysen Odayen
U19 Boys - 1st - Mark Chang, 2nd - Ray Pan, 3rd - Dilan Hewavitharana
U23 Boys - 1st - Hongjun Wang
U10 Girls - 1st - Megan Abadi, 2nd - Mia Hu, 3rd - Emily Sexton
U12 Girls - 1st - Megan Singer, 2nd - Phoebe Abadi, 3rd - Niharika Arany
U14 Girls - 1st - Brooke Bowers, 2nd - Thu Mai, 3rd - Yashika Bandara
U16 Girls - 1st - Senuki Dasanayaka, 2nd - Nitya Chandra
U20 Girls - 1st - Kirsten Koop, 2nd - Dana Bulger, 3rd - Margaret Millar
Congratulation Casey Middle school badminton club winners -May 30
Cade Williams -2nd place boys gr 5/6
Niharika Arany -1st place girls gr 5/6
Nitya Chandra -1st place girls gr 7/8
Jillian Farber -2nd place girls gr 7/8
Youth from Rally Niagara took part in the 2016 Fernando Youth Badminton Academy's Annual Open Championship that was held in Brampton, Ontario. Round Robin group winners were placed into single elimination brackets at 4 age levels. Congratulations to all who participated in this challenging competitive tournament.
U12 participants were Phoebe Abadi & Zoe Bowers
U14 participants were David Hacker & Brooke Bowers
U16 participants were Daniel Hacker & Mark Chang
U19 participants were Tyler Mirando & Paige Moreno
Group winners were:
Daniel Hacker (U16), Mark Chang (U16), & Tyler Mirando (U19)
Mark Chang competed and played well in the U16 final, but lost a couple of tough games 21-12, 21-11.
Rally Niagara Badminton is affiliated with USA Badminton (USAB). USAB is the recognized national governing body for the sport of badminton in the United States headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO.
A 2008 study by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association reported that approximately 1,362,000 people play badminton frequently in the US. Badminton is truly a growing sport in the US as well as on the international level.
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Thank you to those who participated in Rally Niagara's President's Day weekend badminton tournament. In all 49 teams competed in 170 games in three events (MD, WD, XD) and the game play was intense. Congratulation to our winners and runner-ups listed below. Attached below are the results of every game played along with round robin standings. Tournament pictures will be posted to facebook later in the week.
A gracious thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who helped make this event an enjoyable one. Without their hard work and dedication events like this would not be possible. Rally Niagara members that volunteered included - Praveen Arany, Raj Singhal, Christina Malyn, Bena Lun, Yueling Qin, Rich Caputi, and others.
A special thank you to Ally Marella for blessing us with her singing of the Canadian and US national anthems.
1st place: Eric Jung / Jeong Hyun Kim - 21, 2nd place: Akshai Prabhu / Yash Vengurlekar - 13
1st place: Kai Ming Woo / Chaithanya Krishna - 21, 2nd place: Shahnoor Islam / Masum Ahmed - 19
1st place: Sathyashree Basavarju / Wendy Qui - 25, 2nd place: Alisa Liu / Becky Wong - 23
1st place: Zarni Htay / Christina Malyn - 21, 2nd place: Fahad Muzahid / Becky Wong - 18
1st place: Jowen Chen / Jo Nguyen - 21, 2nd place: Liao Pan / Di Xiao - 19
Rally Niagara is an adult and junior badminton club located in North Tonawanda, NY between Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Badminton is one of the most popular sports in the world appealing to all ages and skill levels. It is a social game that can be played at the recreational level or competitively. Its physical and health benefits are outstanding and most important of all, its fun!