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Mini Youth Games Badminton Press Release

The sixth event in the Mini Youth Games series proved very popular as MYG Badminton recorded its largest ever entry with 39 schools taking part. Woodlands School were crowned champions this year in the Night of Champions.

Over 312 children from 39 Medway Primary schools participated at the Mini Youth Games Badminton tournament, held at Medway Park in November 2015. It was to proved to be an excellent day with some superb badminton skills on display that resulted in a number of close games and a tight and thrilling finish to the league table.

Play was excellent, a good competitive competition standard was achieved with all teams enjoying the play.

The top 8 Medway teams from this event have qualified for the Night of Champions Badminton finals this summer as part of the Medway Festival of Sport, to compete for the right to be crowned the Medway Primary Schools Badminton Champions 2016, these were;
Woodlands (1st), Elaine (2nd), St.Andrews (3rd), Fairview (4th), Walderslade (5th), Hempstead (6th), Hilltop (7th) and St.Margarets (8th). Woodlands finished first and were crowned the Champions this year with very close runners up Walderslade. 

At each event points are awarded to each school for simply taking part. This is the main emphasis of the Mini Youth Games – enjoyable participation so the most prestigious prize at any event is always the fair play award. This award was won by Byron Primary School. It is crucial that young people are introduced to sport in a friendly, positive environment and that they are encouraged to accept victory and defeat with equal grace. It is important that they learn to show consideration and respect towards opponents, teammates and officials, as well as to the rules and conventions of the different sports.

Tam work between the Medway Sport Team and Medway Badminton Association make this event possible, with support from Medway Badminton match officials and  Rainham Mark Grammar School for providing a number of young sports leaders on the day. We would also like to thank Medway Park for hosting this event.

The Mini Youth Games brand has established itself as the linchpin of school sport in Medway. The flagship inter-schools sports programme provides more than 2,000 primary school pupils per year with the opportunity to experience the thrill of friendly, competitive team sport, to learn new skills, keep healthy and develop a sense of fair play.

It is open to pupils from every primary school in Medway and invitational external schools, irrespective of race, gender, ability or disability.
Prizes are awarded at each event and points are gained towards the overall MYG title. A fair play trophy is awarded at each event and there is an annual participation prize for the school that selects the largest number of children to take part in MYG events. Leading schools also qualify for Night of Champions finals as part of the summer Medway Festival of Sport.



If you are interested in joining a local badminton club please get in touch with us at Medway Badminton. If you would like to find out more about Mini Youth Games, visit the Medway Sport Team pages at www.medway.gov.uk/medwaysport or follow them on Twitter @MedwaySport.

For more information on getting involved with the Mini Youth Games programme contact John Hatchett on 01634 338763.

19 June 2016

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"Wear it Pink" Breast Cancer Campaign

Thank you all very much for raising £164.25 for the "Wear it Pink" Breast Cancer Campaign, an amazing effort from everyone involved, next
event will be October 2016.

19 June 2016

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Inter-Regionals 2016

U15

Many thanks to the Medway team this year. Report to follow soon



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