Badminton: Yonex Mauritius Internationals-Two gold, one silver and three bronze medals for Seychelles


Seychelles’ gold medals came courtesy of Cynthia Course and Alissen Camille in the women’s doubles and Georgie Cupidon and Course in the mixed doubles.

In the women’s doubles, Course and Camille won their final against Shama Aboobakar and Shaama Sandooyea of Mauritius, while in the mixed doubles, Cupidon and Course defeated Kiran Babooball and Shama Aboobakar, also of Mauritius.

Seychelles’ only silver medal was won by Course in the women’s singles, after being defeated by Shama Aboobakar in the final.

The three bronze medals came from Kervin Ghislain – who lost to Kiran Baboolall of Mauritius 1-2  (21-18, 14-21, 19-21) – in the men’s singles; Camille – who lost to Shama Aboobakar of Mauritius 1-2 (21-18, 1-21, 17-21) –  in the women’s singles; and the Ghislain and Cupidon duo – who lost to Soon Hock Ong and Teik Chai Gan of Malaysia 0-2 (8-21, 14-21) in the men’s doubles.

The players, who are being accompanied by coach Calix Francourt, are expected back in the country tomorrow.