Jamaica International Badminton Championship 2019

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March 4, 2019

5th STAGING OF THE JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

The flagship tournament of the Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) will be held in the spacious National Indoor Sports Complex, Jamaica, over the period March 6-10, 2019. Players seek to accumulate points in their quest for a birth at the 2020 Olympics and World Rankings, with purse money to the tune of US$10,000.00.

 

PRIZE DISTRIBUTION (US$10,000.00)

Place                 MS                     WS                     MD                  WD                    XD

1st                                   $900                  $900                 $1,200               $1,200                $1200

2nd                                   $400                  $400                  $520                  $520                  $520

3rd                                   $400                  $400                  $480                  $480                  $480

 

 

Being a level 4 International Series tournament on the Badminton World Federation (BWF) calendar, action promises to be fierce and fast in the following events:

  • Men’s Singles
  • Women’s Singles
  • Men’s Doubles
  • Women’s Doubles
  • Mixed Doubles

 

 

The tournament is sanctioned by the BWF and the Pan Am Badminton Confederation. It will be played in full accordance with the Laws of Badminton and competition regulations adopted by the BWF. Players should be eligible to play for BWF Member Associations. Documentation supporting the nationality of players is required.

 

According to BPAC regulations for all tournaments, the player’s name and country on the back of the shirts, is mandatory. (BWF GCR, referring player’s clothing, designs, advertising and lettering)

 

The official hotels for the event are The Jamaica Pegasus and 138 Student Living

UWI Mona. The Jamaica Badminton Association will provide transportation from

the airport (Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston) to the official hotels,

and the venue, for registered players and team members staying at the official

hotel(s).

 

The following countries will be represented at this year’s tournament:

   Jamaica                Azerbaijan          Barbados             Belgium

Brazil                   Canada                Congo                 Czech Republic

   Denmark             Dom Rep            Ecuador               Guatemala  

Guyana                Hungary              Indonesia            Israel

Italy                     Japan                   Luxembourg       Mexico

Panama                Peru                     Suriname             Ukraine

USA                    Wales




 TOP SEEDED PLAYERS

Men’s Singles

  1. Kevin Cordon (Guatemala)
  2. Milan Ludik (Czech Republic)
  3. Gergely Krausz (Hungary)
  4. Adam Mendrek (Czech Republic)

 

Women’s Singles

  1. Ksenia Polikarpova (Israel)
  2. Jordan Hart (Wales)
  3. Jennie Gai (USA)
  4. Maria Ulitina (Ukriane)

 

 

Men’s Doubles

  1. Solis Jonothan/Rodolfo Ramirez (Guatemala)
  2. Job Castillo/Lino Munoz (Mexico)
  3. Jose Guevara/Daniel La Torre Regal (Peru)
  4. Gareth Henry/Samuel Ricketts (Jamaica)

Women’s Doubles

  1. Nikoletta Bukoviczki/Daniella Gonda (Hungary)
  2. Diana Corleto Soto/Nikte Alejandra Sotomayor (Guatemala)

 

Mixed Doubles

  1. Fabricio Farias/Jaqueline Lima (Brazil)
  2. Solis Jonathan/Diana Corleto Soto (Guatemala)
  3. Howard Shu/Paula Lynn Obanana (USA)
  4. Anibal Marroquin/Mariana Quan (Guatemala)

 

Link to full player list:

https://bit.ly/2H2k8hZ

 

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