NAIT Ooks and Concordia Thunder dominate podium at the ACAC Badminton Championships

NAIT Ooks and Concordia Thunder dominate podium at the ACAC Badminton Championships

EDMONTON, Alta. – The NAIT Ooks and Concordia Thunder dominated the individual competition of the ACAC Badminton Championships on Sunday afternoon. The Thunder claimed three gold medals while the NAIT Ooks took home two.

In men's singles, action ACAC male player of the year Roymond Kim from the NAIT Ooks took home the gold medal while Narayan Ramdhani from King's captured silver and Troy Morgan from Olds earned a bronze.

In women's single ACAC female player of the year Takiesha Wang from the Concordia Thunder wins Gold,  Priyanna Ramdhani earned Silver for Olds College, and Concordia's Kassidy Turcotte finished in third.

Smit Patel and Tyler Walsh won the men's doubles title with Nicola Pittman and Braxton Wong, capturing silver for the Thunder and Noah Jeffrey and Troy Morgan taking the bronze for the Broncos.

Concordia's Jasleen Kaur and Johnna Rymes won gold in women's doubles, while Layce Donaldson and Priyanna Ramdhani earned silver. NAIT's Samantha Hsu and Ivy Ung took home the bronze.

In mixed double, Alex Fung and Eyota Kwan won gold while their teammates Luc-Ly Nguyen and Connie Juang earned silver with Tyson Tsen, and Kassidy Turcotte got bronze for Concordia.

The gold and silver medalists will now head to Ontario to compete in the CCAA Badminton National Championships at the University of Toronto - Mississauga, March 4-7.

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