Uganda International

The Uganda International is an international badminton tournament held in Uganda organised by Uganda Badminton Association. In 2008, this tournament have been sanctioned by Badminton World Federation as International Series rated event with total prize money US$5000. For the badminton players, this tournament become a landmark for Uganda, because they can improved their point in world ranking and also in certain years, the points will be the Olympic Games qualification.[1][2]

Previous winnersEdit

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1995   Christopher Musaazi   Helen Luziika no competition
2008   Kestutis Navickas   Agnese Allegrini   Niluka Karunaratne
  Dinuka Karunaratne
no competition
2009   Ali Shahosseini   Karen Foo Kune   Shaban Nkutu
  Ali Shahosseini
  Shamim Bangi
  Margaret Nankabirwa
  Abraham Wogute
  Rita Namusisi
2010   Jinkam Ifraimu   Carolina Marín   Dorian James
  Wiaan Viljoen
  Michelle Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
  Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
2011   Jan Fröhlich   Telma Santos   Giovanni Greco
  Daniel Messersi
  Özge Bayrak
  Öznur Caliskan
  Ivan Mayega
  Norah Nassimbwa
2012   Niluka Karunaratne   Jeanine Cicognini   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Claire Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
  Willem Viljoen
  Annari Viljoen
2013   Dinuka Karunaratne   Saili Rane   Giovanni Greco
  Daniel Messersi
  Shama Aboobakar
  Grace Gabriel
  Mahmoud El Sayad
  Nadine Ashraf
2014   Trupti Murgunde   Chun Quan Chong
  Seng Zoe Yeoh
  Tosin Damilola Atolagbe
  Fatima Azeez
  Ola Fagbemi
  Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
2015   Jacob Maliekal   Ebru Yazgan   Pavel Florian
  Ondrej Kopriva
  N. Sikki Reddy
  S. Poorvisha Ram
  Tarun Kona
  N. Sikki Reddy
2016   Niluka Karunaratne   Telma Santos   Dinuka Karunaratna
  Niluka Karunaratne
  Cemre Fere
  Ebru Yazgan
  Abdelrahman Kashkal
  Hadia Hosny
2017   Georges Julien Paul   Bridget Shamim Bangi   Alwin Francis
  Tarun Kona
  Doha Hany
  Hadia Hosny
  Bahaedeen Ahmad Alshannik
  Domou Amro
2018   Pierrick Cajot   Kate Foo Kune   Artur Niyazov
  Dmitriy Panarin
  Jonathan Persson
  Kate Foo Kune
2019   Rahul Bharadwaj B.M   Thet Htar Thuzar   Godwin Olofua
  Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori
  Howard Shu
  Paula Lynn Obanana

Performances by nationEdit

Top Nations
Pos Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1   South Africa 1 2 2 2 7
2   Uganda 1 2 0.5 1 2 6.5
3   Sri Lanka 4 2 6
  India 1 2 1 1 1 6
5   Nigeria 1 1 1.5 1 4.5
6   Egypt 2 2 4
  Mauritius 1 2 0.5 0.5 4
8   Italy 1 2 3
  Turkey 1 2 3
10   Czech Republic 1 1 2
  Portugal 2 2
12   Iran 1 0.5 1.5
13   France 1 1
  Jordan 1 1
  Kazakhstan 1 1
  Lithuania 1 1
  Malaysia 1 1
  Myanmar 1 1
  Spain 1 1
   Switzerland 1 1
  United States 1 1
22   Germany 0.5 0.5
Total 13 13 12 11 11 60

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ouganda Infos". www.africa-badminton.com (in French). Badminton Confederation of Africa. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Newsletter du Mois de Janvier 2008". www.africa-badminton.com. Badminton Confederation of Africa. Retrieved 15 October 2016.

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