Badminton

Mountaineer duo capture badminton silver


Mohawk’s Victoria Hall (Brantford) and Kianoosh Moslemi (Burlington) captured a silver medal at the OCAA Badminton Championships at Fanshawe College in London Saturday (Feb. 21).

Mohawk's Victoria Hall and Kianoosh Moslemi captured a silver medal at the OCAA Badminton championships.  (Photo: OCAA/Fanshawe Athletics)

Mohawk’s Victoria Hall and Kianoosh Moslemi captured a silver medal at the OCAA Badminton championships. (Photo: OCAA/Fanshawe Athletics)

The Mountaineer duo finished 4-1 in the round robin, to reach the semi finals, where they defeated Seneca’s Rachel Nham and Jeff Chow 21-14, 21-14.

In the gold medal game, Hall and Moslemi were defeated by Humber’s undefeated Tracy Wong and Adam Dong 21-11, 21-6.

In the men’s doubles, Mohawk’s Adam D’Agostino (Sault Ste. Marie) and Chris Hong (Hamilton) were 2-3 in the prelims to finish fourth and advance to the playoffs. They lost 21-14, 21-15 to Ross Golding and Ogyen Dorjee of George Brown. That put the Mountaineers’ tandem into the bronze medal final, where they bowed 21-14, 16-21, 17-21 to Seneca’s Tommy Cheung and Allan Tong.

Humber College won both the men’s and women’s team competition.

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Victoria Hall's tandem with Kianoosh Moslemi has three wins in mixed play.  (Photo: Fanshawe Athletics/Mohawk College Athletics)

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