Badminton - Gold in sight as Camille reaches women’s singles final |26 July 2019
Sportswoman of the Year Alissen Camille will today have the chance to add another gold medal to the Seychelles’ tally for the 10th Indian Ocean Islands Games when she plays in the final of the badminton women’s singles at the Centre de Badminton in Rose-Hill, Mauritius.
Camille reached the final after her 2-0 win over Mauritian Kobita Dookhee in the semifinal yesterday. The set scores were 21-14 and 22-20.
To reach the final, Camille won her quarterfinal match 2-1 against Mélodie Parrot of Reunion. In the preliminaries she registered a 2-0 victory over Shahurunaz Moosa of Maldives, before defeating Epiphanie Asminah of Madagascar by the same score.
Yesterday, Camille was also in action in the women’s doubles semifinals where she paired up with Danielle Jupiter to face the Mauritian duo of Dookhee and Aurelie Allet.
Unfortunately for Camille and Jupiter, they lost the match 0-2 (8-21, 13-21).
Seychelles was also being represented in the semifinals by the Kervin Ghislain and Jie Luo pair who lost their match 0-2 against Didier Nourry and Arnaud Genin of Reunion. The set scores were 18-21 and 14-21.
Roland Duval in Mauritius