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Sridhar, Anand for Pramod Mahajan badminton championship

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Category: Badminton News Published: 18 December 2007
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New Delhi, Dec 18 (UNI) Top Indian badminton players Anup Sridhar, Chetan Anand and Sania Nehwal will be playing at the Pramod Mahajan All-India Senior Ranking Badminton tournament, starting here on Jan 1.The second edition of the tournament that will be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex, is organised by the Pramod Mahajan Club (PMC) and will carry the biggest prize money (Rs.900,000) ever in the history of Indian badminton. Announcing the date and prize money, PMC captain and former India cricketer Kirti Azad said that the tournament would soon become a part of the annual calendar of the Badminton Association of India (BAI).Giving out details on the tournament, Azad said that unlike in many other events the winners in both the men and women's sections will receive Rs.110,000 each, while the winners in men and women's doubles sections will get Rs.60,000 respectively.The organisers are also offering cash prize to all players in the main draw, including the qualifiers.Former All-England champions Prakash Padukone and Pullela Gopichand will be the special guests during the six-day tournament, which will form the basis for selecting the team for the Thomas and Uber Cup events.

 

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