VIDEO: 420 shuttlecocks used in Campbell River Badminton Club annual tournament

Dori Manley (left) and Joe Mailloux of Campbell River, winners of the open mixed doubles competition at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Rob Robson and Carole Ireland of Victoria (foreground, left to right) face off against Joe Mailloux and Dori Manley of Campbell River (background, left to right) during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Joe Mailloux of Campbell River during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Dori Manley of Campbell River during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Carole Ireland of Victoria during a rally against Dori Manley and Joe Mailloux of Campbell River (left to right) during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Dori Manley and Joe Mailloux of Campbell River (left to right) during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Rob Robson and Carole Ireland of Victoria (left to right) during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
Rob Robson and Carole Ireland of Victoria (left to right) during the open mixed doubles finals at the Campbell River Badminton Club’s annual tournament at the Sportsplex on Sunday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror

The Campbell River Badminton Club (CRBC) hosted their annual badminton tournament this past weekend at the Sportsplex.

Competitors ranged in age from 16 to 81 playing singles, doubles and mixed doubles in various categories. The number of matches played was 195 and 420 shuttlecocks were used. Players and guests enjoyed a wonderful Saturday evening dinner at Quay West.

Participants traveled from Duncan, Comox, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Nanaimo, Victoria, Delta, Richmond and Chilliwack.

Further tournament information can be found at a link within this story at campbellrivermirror.com

Want to play badminton in Campbell River, check out:

CRBC – Sundays and Thursdays at the Sportsplex from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.; crbadminton.ca.

City of Campbell River Programs:

• Tuesday evenings at the Sportsplex

• Family Badminton 5 – 7:15 p.m.

• Adult Program 7:30-9:30 p.m.

50+ Badminton – Monday and Wednesday – Sportsplex – noon – 2:30 p.m.

50+ Badminton – Friday – Community Center – noon – 3:30 p.m.

Results of Campbell River Players/Partners for 2019 Badminton tourney:

Open Men’s Singles

Special Plate – Winner – Joe Mailloux

Consolation Plate – 2nd – Austen Hack

Open Men’s Doubles

Plate – Winners – Martin Carter & Joe Mailloux

2nd – Austen Hack & Robert Bota (Nanaimo)

Special Plate – 2nd – Curtis Curkan & Marc McGraw

Open Women’s Doubles

Winners – Dori Manley & Jenny Aronson

Open Mixed Doubles

Winners – Joe Mailloux & Dori Manley

Special Plate – Winners – Curtis Curkan & Jeannie Isbister (Nanaimo)

Consolation Plate – Winners – Austen Hack & Sandy Curran (Nanaimo)

30 & 40+ Men’s Doubles

4th – Joe Mailloux & Marc McGraw

40+ Women’s Doubles

First – Dori Manley & Mary-Jo Randall (Victoria)

45+ Men’s Singles

1st – Richard Wu

45+ Mixed Doubles

2nd – Marc McGraw & Dori Manley

60+ Men’s Doubles

1st – Eberhard Grav & Rob Carruthers (Nanaimo)

2nd – Wade Major & Marvin Vermeer

60+ Mixed Doubles

3rd Wade Major & Tatyana Ribnitska

65+ Men’s Singles

2nd – Wade Major

3rd – Eberhard Grav

65+ Men’s Doubles

1st – Ian McLean & Donn Aven (Delta)

Consolation Event

1st – Ron Reynolds & Ron Jordan

65+ Mixed Plate

1st – Everhard Grav & Tatyana Ribnitska

2nd – Ron Reynolds & Cindy Simpson

Consolation Plate

1st – Walter Hrybko & Sharon Hack

70+ Men’s Singles

2nd – Walter Hrybko

70+ Men’s Doubles

1st – Ian McLean & Cameron Cairncross

70+ Women’s Doubles

2nd – Cindy Simpson & Barb Aven (Delta)

70+ Mixed

3rd – Cameron Cairncross & Mary Mark (Nanaimo)

4th Cindy Simpson & Daryl Bissell (Comox)

Consolation

Sharon Hack & Chris Gadsden Chilliwack

75+ Men’s Doubles

2nd – Walter Hrybko & Chris Gadsden (Chilliwack)