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Welcome to the Pakistan Badminton Federation

Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) is the national governing body for the management and development of the Badminton game in the country. PBF was formed in 1953 and started its activities in the same year. Nawab Mamdot and Mr. Sultan F. Hussain became the first President and Secretary General of the Federation respectively. PBF is affiliated with the Badminton World Federation (BWF), Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) and Pakistan Olympic Association (POA).

Awais Zahid and Mahoor Shahzad are the current National Badminton Champions and Irfan Saeed and Mahoor Shahzad are current Pakistan National Ranking Number 1. Other prominent players are Murad Ali ,Abdur Rehman, Rizwan Azam ,Azeem Sarwar, Amir Saeed, Anjum Bashir and Muqeet Tahir in Men and Palwasha Bashir, Khizra Rasheed, Saima Waqas, Sehra Akram, Saba Rasheed, Ghazala Siddiq and Bushra Qayyum in Women. 

International Achievements 

  • In 1974, the Pakistan Badminton Team put up their best ever performance in the Asian Games held in Tehran, Iran. Pakistan beat Japan 3-0 and Korea 3-1.
  • In 1978, the Pakistan Badminton team got the bronze medal in the team event (men).
  • Hassan Shaheed and Javed Iqbal participated in four European International Tournaments and reached the quarter finals in Men's Doubles. Hassan Shaheed beat European Champion in All England Championships.
  • In 1979, Mr. Tariq Wadood reached the final of the World Badminton Championship, held in Hangzhou, China and got silver medal. In the team event men Pakistan got bronze medal. Over all Pakistan was placed on number 4 at the Championships medal table.
  • In the 1st Islamic Solidarity women games at Tehran, Iran in 1993 Pakistan took the team event, women singles and women doubles title. Team was Consist on Zarina Jamal, Afshan Shujah, and Shamim Akhtar. Zarina Jamal won the women singles and Zarina Jamal and Afshan Shujah won the women doubles title.
  • In the 5th Fajar International culture and Women Sports Tournament 1996 Pakistan won the team event and women doubles event and in the International Muslim women Games Islamabad 1996 Pakistan won team event and women doubles event. In the 2nd Islamic country women sports Games Iran 1997 Pakistan won in the women team event.
  • Ayesha Akram won a Bronze medal in Ladies Singles at the First Islamic Countries International Tournament held in Tehran in January 2005. 

Pakistan Badminton teams participated in South Asian Games and took the following medals:

9th SAF Games Islamabad  1 Silver 5 Bronze
10th SAF Games Sri Lanka - 6 Bronze
11th SAF Games Bangladesh - 3 Bronze
12th SAF Games India - 4 Bronze