DAIKIN KEEPS BADMINTON ‘COOL’ WITH INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT
SELANGOR, 9 March 2023 – In helping to solidify Malaysia’s position as a world badminton powerhouse, Daikin Malaysia is spearheading the Daikin International Badminton Championship 2023, which is taking place from 6 to 9 March at the Sunsuria Pioneer Badminton Centre in Kota Damansara.
The event is attended by Youth and Sports Minister YB Hannah Yeoh.
The Championship has already drawn 1,500 entries and will feature six categories including Boys’ Singles, Girls’ Singles, Boys’ Doubles, Girls’ Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Parent & Child.
Lawrence Song Yew Beng, Managing Director of Daikin Malaysia Sales & Service Sdn Bhd, said, “Daikin International Badminton Championship is an excellent way to support the community and promote a healthy and active lifestyle.”
“The Championship also provides an opportunity to contribute to the development of the next generation of athletes and to ensure that Malaysia remains a powerful force in badminton for generations to come,” Song added.
Chan Chong Ming, Director of Pioneer Sports Management (M) Sdn Bhd, said, “We are appreciative of the trust and confidence Daikin Malaysia has placed in Pioneer Sports Management to organise this major badminton tournament for the fourth time.”
“We believe that Daikin International Badminton Championship can provide an opportunity to identify and nurture talent at an early stage. Starting young is the key towards unlocking the full potential of our home-grown talent to compete and excel on the global stage,” added Chan, who was a former World No. 1.
Today, Daikin is delighted to announce that contribution RM10,000 fund to Yayasan Chow Kit. This amount will go towards providing the children at Yayasan Chow Kit with food, shelter, education, and other essential needs. We hope this contribution bring hope and joy to the children at Yayasan Chow Kit.
The Daikin Badminton Championship 2023 is sanctioned by the Badminton Association of Malaysia and supported by the Selangor Badminton Association.