to the web site of the Badminton
Club O.M.S. !!!
O.M.S. was founded in 2004 by Pascal ZURN and several other
keen players. It is based on the outskirts of Geneva,
purpose of BC O.M.S is to enjoy playing the fastest racket
sport, get physical exercise, make friends and have a lot of fun!
Anyone can become a member of BC
O.M.S. For the season up to 30 members can be accepted by
Priority will be given to the current members or staff
members of the World Health Organization (WHO). Annual fee
is 150CHF for the whole season or 85CHF for half
a season. The season runs from September to
O.M.S. has been practicing every Wednesday and Thursday evenings (except
during school holidays) at the Collège et
Ecole de Commerce André-Chavanne in Petit-Saconnex, a short
distance from WHO headquarters. Each session consists of
warming up, drilling basic shots and playing matches.
The WHO team (members of BC O.M.S.) participates in
tournaments such as the United Nations Inter-Agency Games —
where an eight-member male/female team took second place in
2006, third in
2007 and first in 2008.
WHO team, UN Inter-agency games 2008
left to right: D. Lei, S.-P. Lee-Martin, C. Khasnabis, A. Mikhailov,
T.-T. Sint, M. Sandrasagren
credit: BC O.M.S.
team, UN Inter-agency games 2006
left to right: G. Yamada, A. Mikhailov, G. Dawson, C.
Khasnabis, M. Henry, S.-P. Lee-Martin. Not pictured: P.
Mayrhofer-Grunbuhel, H. Zeeb
credit: BC O.M.S./P. Virot