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Saikat first Bangladeshi badminton judge in Olympics


Published : 24 Jul 2021 10:49 PM | Updated : 25 Jul 2021 12:19 AM

Shamim Hasan Saikat is representing Bangladesh as a Badminton Technical Official in Olympics 2020 Tokyo this year. The qualified umpire has been nominated as the technical official by Badminton World Federation.

Shamim Hasan Saikat started his journey as Badminton Technical Official in 2013. Then in 2015, he became international technical official.

Shamim Hasan Saikat also represented Bangladesh in more than 25 international tournaments in several countries like Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines Sri Lanka, Taiwan, etc.

While talking to the Bangladesh Post Saikat said, “This time I am very lucky that I got opportunity to represent my country in Olympics 2020 Tokyo as a Badminton Technical Official. I thank everyone for supporting me. I hope we will keep up our country’s image in the world stage.”

Saikat has left country for Tokyo Olympics on last Tuesday.