National badminton player Narayan Ramdhani has signed a five year contract with Shuttlesport Badminton Academy located in Vancouver who will be training him towards the 2020 Olympics and also putting him through college and university. After reaching 53 ranked in the world he was approached by 5 international Universities/Clubs and favoured Shuttlesport, which had all the right conditions to take him to his goals in Badminton and his education.
Narayan takes up this scholarship in September 2016 where he will attend the Douglas College based in Vancouver and start his training with Shuttlesport Badminton Academy.
This achievement did not come overnight as the player started at the age of four and attended his first international tournament at just six years old. He continued in an upwards direction, winning all his age group tournaments locally.
He then moved on to be Guyana’s Junior and Senior Champion. He continued to dominate in the Caribbean, Pan American and South America Tournaments and although still a junior player, he qualified and played the senior events at the CAC Games 2014 in Veracruz Mexico, the Pan Am Olympic Festival 2014 in Xalapa Mexico & the Pan Am Games 2015 in Toronto, Canada.
Some of his Achievements include, Junior Sportsman of the Year (2015), National Under-19 & Open Champion, as well as triple gold Suriname Easter International 2016.