Top players advance to day 2 in Badminton

All top ranked athletes advanced in day one of competition.

Number one ranked Men’s Singles player Alex Pang of Alberta easily advanced by defeating Coady Duncan of the North West Territories by a score of 21-6 & 21-8 and Pierre-Étienne Pilote of Québec by the score of 21-7 & 21-16 to advance to tomorrow`s Quarter Finals. Michelle Li also advanced by defeating both  Vanora Lo of BC by a score of 21-5 & 21-14 and Jenna Shirley of Saskatchewan 21-6 & 21-6 to advance to tomorrow`s quarterfinals.  

In Doubles, the Men`s team of Logan Campbell and Darren Hong moved into tomorrow`s Quarter Finals by defeating the team from New Brunswick comprised of Luke Couture and Louis-Michel Roy by a score of 21-144 & 22-20.  On the Women`s side, the number one ranked team of Michelle Li and Alex Bruce also moved into Tuesday`s Quarter Final round.

In mixed, the top ranked team comprised of Phillip Charron and Caroline Beauregard won their opening match by a score of 21-10 and 21-9 versus Ian Laidlaw and Alexadra Dansen of Manitoba.

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