Cambridgeshire's own Olga Chernysheva travelled recently to Cochin in India as part of the team representing England in the BWF World Senior Championships.
The BWF World Senior Championships are held every two years and the Championships is a prestigious individual event for players. The winners of each category is awarded a gold medal and crowned World Senior Champion in their particular age category. The runner-up gets a silver medal while the third place winner gets a bronze medal.
This year, the championships were held on 11–17 September in Cochin Kerala, India.
After a week of competition, playing with her Russian partner Olga Kuznetsova, Olga faced another mixed-country pair of Louise Culyer (England) and Dorte Steenberg (Denmark) in the final of the O40 women's doubles. After a hard match, the two Olga's succumbed 21-12, 21-14, and were awarded an amazing silver medal.
Everyone from Cambs Badminton wishes Olga many congratulations on this achievement!!
You can see the full results on the BWF website.