Roger Kerby picked up four medals for his strong badminton play at a recent tournament.

Nelson senior enjoys medal haul

The 81-year-old won four medals during the four-day competition. Kerby took home three gold medals and one silver medal.

Nelson’s Roger Kerby recently returned from the U.S. Senior International Badminton Tournament held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The 81-year-old won four medals during the four-day competition. Kerby took home three gold medals and one silver medal.

His golds came in the 80 and over doubles category as well as the 70 and over doubles category (both playing with Vancouver’s Jim Duberry) and in the 70 to 80 mixed event.

He also won a silver medal in the 80 and over singles competition.

In all, 125 people participated in the competition which attracted players from Canada, the US and Europe.

Kerby now plans to compete in the Canadian Badminton Championships which takes place in Ontario in April. He will also attend the BC Seniors Games taking place in September in Langley.

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