Badminton Club promote sport to new generation of players in Atlanta

Suwanee, June 24, 2017 — Badminton players in metro Atlanta will be able to enjoy their favorite sport at a new badminton center that recently opened by the Atlanta Badminton Club (ABC).

Badminton is a hugely popular sport with worldwide following. Badminton had established its name with legendary tournaments such as the All England, Thomas Cup, Uber Cup, Yonex World Grand Prix, etc. The sport has a huge fan base in Europe, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

ABC was established in November 2011 and had previously played its badminton matches on leased spaces at Southern Volleyball Center in Roswell.

“We hope the new courts will expose badminton to a new generation of players especially young children,” said Chandra Sivalingam, founder and Director of Atlanta Badminton Club.

Chandra Sivalingam, founder and director of Atlanta Badminton Club.

In metro Atlanta, badminton is enjoyed primarily by the Asian diaspora from China, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Amongst the players at ABC are world ranking players in their age groups.

Peter Chang, an active ABC member, recently won a singles gold medal in badminton at the Senior World Games in New Zealand earlier this year.

“We provide a World Badminton Federation (WBF) standard courts for players to enjoy. The courts here have proper heights, padding, markings, and lighting,” said Chandra.

Membership for ABA starts at $50.00 per person. ABC offers five types of memberships ranging from individual, junior to college levels. Monthly dues range from $25.00 to $100.00 pending on the type of memberships.

Courts are available for rent for non-members based on single-day pass or group passes.

“We are also working with the school system to introduce badminton for the school children. Badminton is a high speed sport which attract young people,” adds Chandra.

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