Chennai, 05 Jan 2016: Chennai leg of PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 2 was concluded on Tuesday with enthralling final battles between young shuttlers .Sebastian Xavier, Arjuna Awardee and Olympian, graced the closing ceremony and awarded the victorious players.
The tournament was organized by Sara Foundation (An organisation for the promotion of sports) and promoted by PNB METLIFE. This joint initiative titled PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship has been approved by Badminton Association of India (BAI) and was being conducted with the support of Tamil Nadu Badminton Association.
The Winners from Chennai leg will face the competition from other parts of India in the tournament finale starting March 28, 2016 in New Delhi. The action will continue in the next leg of PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship with launch in planned cities.
About PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited
PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited (PNB MetLife) is one of the fastest growing life insurance companies in the country having as its shareholders, MetLife International Holdings Inc. (MIHI), Punjab National Bank Limited (PNB), Jammu & Kashmir Bank Limited (JKB), M. Pallonji and Company Private Limited and other private investors, with MIHI and PNB being the majority shareholders.
About Sara Foundation
Sara foundation is deeply engaged in scouting and promoting sports talent throughout the country. In recent times, the organization has been identifying many sports prodigies (Boys/Girls) and has been providing sustainable support to many young sports talent in the country.
Sara Foundation has designed a series of regional and national level sports activities in India for school children to help them participate and develop a SPORTS CULTURE. After winning many successes & accolades in recent times, currently the organization is organizing the much awaited national tournament- ‘PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship (JBC) 2016’.