Miles Krajewski into Finals at BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2022
The BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2022 will culminate on November 6, 2022 at Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.
Miles Krajewski, Jake Petruzzelli, Ryan Gioffreda, Amy Burnett, and Richard Alcaraz represent Team USA at this event. They are supported by Coach Moss Lattison and Team Leader Steve Kearney.
In SH-6 MD, Miles Krajewski and Brazilian partner Vitor Tavares face Korea’s Lee Daesung and Thailand’s Natthapong Meechai in the finals. After emerging at the top of Group C in group play, the pair defeated India’s Gokul Das Areeparamb Vadakkayil and Akash Sethu Madhavan 21-5, 21-17 in the quarterfinals and France’s Fabien Morat and Charles Noakes 21-18, 21-8 in the semifinals.
In SH-6 MS Group D, Miles reached the single elimination draw, where he lost in three games to France’s No. 6 seed Charles Noakes.
Amy Burnett competed in WH-1 WS and WH-1 /WH-2 Mixed. Amy played spirited matches in both events but did not get out of group in either event.
While none of our other players emerged from group play, Amy Burnett competed in WH-1 WS and WH-1 /WH-2, playing spirited matches in both events.
Richard Alcaraz played SL-4 MS but had an equipment issue with his prosthetic leg. He played on with his non-playing prosthetic and made a fantastic effort.
Ryan Gioffreda and Jake Petruzzelli both played SH-6 MS and MD together. They played very well in both events but were not able to get out of group play in either event.
For more information on matches, see here.