Imran Wadia, NAIT, Badminton

Imran Wadia, NAIT, Badminton

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week for November 14-20, 2016

The defending champion NAIT Ooks badminton team hosted ACAC Tournament #1 this past weekend at the NAIT Gym. Imran was a welcome addition to the Ooks this season and announced his arrival by winning both the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles events. He won the men’s singles event with a 3-0 record, defeating teammate Andy Ko in the final 21-15, 17-21, 21-16. In doubles, Imran teamed up with fellow first year Ook Tyler and defeated another NAIT team Nick Roque and Jeffrey Ko 22-20, 21-14 in the final. “Imran is a dedicated team player both on and off the court,” said Head Coach Sinead Cheah. “He is a great addition of seasoned skill and always has a positive attitude”.

Imran is a Wireless Systems Engineering student from Calgary, AB.

Congratulations on your great finish in two events and being named Athlete of the Week!