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Ryerson's Vivian Kwok brought home doubles badminton gold. (Courtesy Winston Chow)

Vivian Kwok captures badminton gold

By William Brown Ryerson’s Vivian Kwok and Bethany So of the University of Toronto have won gold in the CIS National badminton doubles tournament at Laval University. So is unranked and viewed as an underdog, but the pairing’s teamwork and chemistry led them to an unlikely medal in the national competition and helped Ryerson finish fourth overall in the tournament […]

by Alex Chippin· · Badminton, Rams Athletics, Sports
Rob Fullerton has spent 20 years building Ryerson's program, which has attracted a top player in Dayvon Reid.
Courtesy Winston Chow, Ryerson Athletic

Badminton Rising

The fastest badminton hit in competition is 332 km/h (206 m.p.h.) by Fu Haifeng of China during the 2005 Sudirman Cup, according to the Guinness World Records. Ryerson student Dayvon Reid cannot hit that hard. But he can hit shots over 200 km/h frequently. The average distance Reid will cover in a badminton match is six kilometres. His pulse can […]

by Chris Babic· · Badminton, Sports