17th July, 2013, Pune: Jwala Gutta, the Commonwealth Games women’s doubles gold medalist, launched Indian Badminton League’s school initiative ‘Shuttle Express’ at the Symbiosis Vishwabhavan School in Pune on Wednesday.
At the event, Jwala Gutta told that she is really happy to be with the kids who are not just playing to win Shuttle Express, but also want to be the next champ for India. She also wished everyone all the best.
According to reports, Akhilesh Das Gupta, the President of Badminton Association of India, told that it gives them pride and joy to introduce Shuttle Express to lakhs of students throughout the country. He also hoped that efforts taken by India’s badminton stars to visit schools in 6 cities would inspire several youngsters to take up this sport.
The winners of the Pune leg will play in the national finals that will take place in August.