Harrogate College Badminton duo represents Yorkshire & Humber in AoC National Sport Championships

Harrogate College sport students Angus Pitchford & Chris Lythe competed at the AoC National Sport Championships at Tyne & Wear in the Badminton Men’s Doubles finals representing the Yorkshire & Humber region at the weekend.

With ten other regions represented at the Championships including Scotland, Wales, North East, North West, Eastern, East Midlands, West Midlands, London, South West and South East the competition, and standards couldn’t have been higher.

Although they didn’t progress beyond the group stages to make it into the knockout stages, they did brilliantly to compete at the National Championships having won all of their matches at the Yorkshire & Humber regional finals.

“To say they are within the top ten in the country in Badminton Men’s Doubles at College level is a phenomenal achievement, and I’m so proud of them.” – Sport Tutor Andy Reah

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