Pune: Belgium was awarded Kinder+Sport Fair Play trophy for showing highest level of sportsmanship on court in the ISF World Schools Badminton Championship.
The closing ceremony witnessed emotions of joy, fun and true sportsmanship amongst the participants along with dignitaries including Nobert Kever, Sports Director, ISF, Inder Chopra, Secretary General, Ferrero India and Gaurav Dixit, Director, School Games Federation of India.
“We are delighted to present the Kinder+Sport Fair Play trophy to Belgium for their sheer sportsmanship, talent and determination to win in right spirits at a global stage,” said Chopra.
“It is our endeavor to encourage young talent in the field of sports. The Kinder+Sport CSR initiative aims to bring the ‘Joy of Moving’ amongst the young badminton players. We would like to thank all dignitaries, participants and the support staff who made this event a huge success, added Chopra.
“School Games Federation of India hosted the World School Championship of Badminton here in Pune, India. After successful commencement of Khelo India- School Games, we went International, hosting many international events this year,” said Gaurav Dixit.
“It is the first time that, India hosted the Badminton World School championship. It was a great experience and a successful event.