Badminton: Ghana win 4 medals in Mauritius

BY: Daily Graphic

The national badminton team won four medals, comprising one silver and three bronze, at the just ended Rose Hill Series Championship held at Mauritius over the weekend.

Emmanuel Donkor and Gifty Mensah won silver medal for Ghana after battling with Mauritius pair, Edoo and Lousison, in the mixed doubles final event.

Michael Opoku Baah and Abraham Ayittey won bronze in the Men’s double while Gifty Mensah and Stella Amassah picked another bronze in the women’s double game.

 In the second mixed double event, Ghana’s pair of Daniel Sam and Stella Amasah won another bronze after beating competition from their Congolese counterparts.

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The team is currently in Mauritius preparing for the 2016 Thomas and Uber Cup African Preliminaries, which starts today at the Rose Hill Sports Hall in Mauritius. 

According to the General Secretary of the Ghana Badminton Association, Mr Ignatius Ellertey, the tournament will earn Daniel Sam points in the qualifiers for this year's Olympic Games in Brazil.