Philippines dominates Sudirman Cup team event


The Philippines’ national badminton team swept all three assignments to win the 2015 Sudirman Cup Badminton World Team Event Group 4 on Sunday at the Dongfeng Nissan Sports Center in Dongguan, China.

The Philippine Badminton Association (PBA) Smash Pilipinas squad defeated Iceland, 4-1, and Nigeria, 5-0, in the preliminary rounds before beating Sri Lanka, 3-0, in the championship round of the competition sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation.

The Philippines singles event bets were Ros Leenard Pedrosa, Frell Keeyann Pedrosa, Sarah Joy Barredo  and Airah Mae Nicole Albo.

The doubles event players were Eleanor Christine Inlayo and Alyssa Ysabel Leonardo, Anna Patricia Barredo and Thea Marie Pomar, Paul Jefferson Vivas and Peter Gabriel Magnaye, and Philip Joper Escueta and Ronel Estanislao.

Vivas, Inlayo, Estanislao and Pomar played in the mixed doubles pair event.


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