Corporate Badminton Tournament
Hyderabad, 19 September, 2010: Corporate Badminton Tournament - `Let's Shuttle' was a overwhelming success and has concluded today at Pullela Gopichand Nimmagadda Foundation Badminton Academy. The three day tournament was organized to raise funds to upgrade infrastructure and train badminton champions for the country. The Tournament was supported by industry organizations like TiE, II and ITsAP and the idea and marketing is by an innovative startup firm 'XL Consulting'.
The `Talent Search' which was organized to identify talented kids in the age group of 7 -10 had tremendous response with over 350 kids from different parts of the state like Vijayawada, Eluru, Warangal, Nizamabad attending the search. The deserving ones amongst these kids will be handpicked for further training at the Academy.
The response for the Corporate badminton was excellent too with several corporate coming forward to be part of the tournament. A team of IAS officers too participated in the tournament.
The entertainment element of the tournament, the Celebrity Exhibition Matches - "Sound Off" had Actors Nagarjuna, Amala, Navdeep, Cricketer RP Singh, Saina Nehwal & Gopichand picking up the rackets and exhibiting their talent. The celebs played fun games with portable microphones attached to them and the spectators could hear them puff, scream, joke.