Emms hails Badminton Festival a Success
22 August 2011
Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms attended Saturday’s summer Festival of Sport finale at Surrey Sports Park.
Over 70 people attended the Festival, with a mixture of players of all ages and abilities coming down to try their hand at badminton and meet Gail.
Commenting on the day she said: “It is fantastic to see such a range of ages here playing badminton at a brilliant facility. Families are here playing together which is nice to see.
Surrey Sports Park are promoting badminton to Guildford, Surrey and the south east so hopefully we will have a lot of new players at all levels coming through the ranks!”
The Festival rounds-up this summers free sport weekends, where people of all ages and abilities were able to try sports including swimming, tennis, climbing and squash.