Nelson's Roger Kerby holds the gold medal he won last month at the 2013 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship in Richmond.

Nelson’s Kerby a world badminton champ

Nelson super senior Roger Kerby has added another medal to his trophy case.

Nelson super senior Roger Kerby has added another medal to his trophy case.

The 81-year-old local recently returned from the 2013 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship in Richmond where he took the gold medal in the 80-plus singles category.

Kerby also competed in the 70-plus doubles and 75-plus mixed doubles brackets.

More than 200 badminton players from around the world competed in the competition which fan from April 22 to the 27.

The next big competition for the badminton ace is the BC Seniors Games which will be held in Kamloops in August. Last year Kerby was honoured as one of 11 BC seniors who have participated in every seniors games held over the past 25 years.

 

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