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Athletes participate in badminton competition

Teammates Wan-Yik Lee (left) and Ai Lean Lim, were ready for some tough competition during the mixed doubles round of the competition.

Teammates Wan-Yik Lee (left) and Ai Lean Lim, were ready for some tough competition during the mixed doubles round of the competition.

Westborough – More than 20 athletes participated in the Massachusetts Senior Games badminton competition held at the Boston Badminton Club in Westborough June 23. The Massachusetts games, for athletes ages 40 and over, were created in 1991. Today, more than 1,100 athletes compete in 23 summer and seven winter events. The games include both individual and team sports divided into age categories. The badminton competition included singles, doubles and mix doubles events.

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Beth Sopka, president of the Massachusetts Badminton Association, prepared to serve at the Massachusetts Senior Games badminton competition.

Beth Sopka, president of the Massachusetts Badminton Association, prepared to serve at the Massachusetts Senior Games badminton competition.

As the mixed doubles round continued, teams put in all their effort. Tim and Joan Cayen (court left) faced Beth Sopka and Laszlo Drimusz (court right) in a heated match.

As the mixed doubles round continued, teams put in all their effort. Tim and Joan Cayen (court left) faced Beth Sopka and Laszlo Drimusz (court right) in a heated match.

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