Team 246 continues to fly the flag high at the 2016 Suriname International Badminton Championship. Reigning national singles champion Tamisha Williams booked her spot in the semi-finals of the Women’s Singles with a victory over Anjali Paragsingh from Suriname, 21-5, 21-14.
Williams will now face Trinidad & Tobago’s Avril Marcelle in the semifinals. Williams and her partner Dakeil Thorpe advanced to the quarterfinals in the Mixed Doubles competition with a 21-13, 21-10 victory over Suriname’s Alain Toney and Djodikromo Rebecca. Thorpe and Williams will now play Mitcheel Wongsodikromo and Santusha Ramzan for a spot in semi-finals.
Cory Fanus, the reigning national singles champion, also advanced to the quarterfinals in the Men’s Singles after victory over Bastian Lizama of Chile 21-13, 21-19. Fanus will now play Alistair Espinoza of Trinidad and Tobago for a spot in the semifinals. Fanus and Thorpe then teamed up in the Men’s Doubles to advance to the quarterfinals with a comfortable win against Jascha Atmodikromo and Danny Chen of Suriname. The pair will now play Alain Toney and Alroy Toney for a spot in the semifinals.
In the Women’s Doubles Sabrina Scott teamed up with Trinidad and Tobago’s Avril Marcelle to advance to the semifinals with a 21-16, 21-11 over Suriname’s Rebecca and Chan Yang and will now play Sherifa Jameson and Paragsingh of Suriname for a spot in the finals.
The tournament concludes Saturday.