Interview with a Club: IE Badminton Club

Written on June 24, 2013 by Campus Life in Sports

Who are we?

Badm2IE Badminton Club is a unique place for unique people. Badminton helps not only to switch our focus from studies to networking and physical activity, but also to generate or advance skills. We believe that this sport develops both attention focus and strength. From managerial point of view, badminton teaches us how to take risks and what are the consequences of our actions. In addition, we as players develop several skills that are essential in our personal and professional lives, some of them are: goal-orientation, time-management, effective usage of resources and team-work. It is not a club for badminton professionals, IE Badminton Club is for everybody!

Current Coordinators

Current coordinators are Konstantin Sukhobaevskiy and Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya.

KonstantinKonstantin Sukhobaevskiy is an IMBA student from November 2012 intake. Although badminton is not popular sport in his home country, he is a real enthusiast of this sport. He was the captain of IE Badminton teams for IESE 2013 and MBAT 2013 tournaments. Konstantin has 7 years of work experience in financial field of manufacturing companies. He held different financial positions in world-leading chemical, steel manufacturing and electricity generating companies.


SabySabyasachi (Saby) Bhattacharyya is an IMBA Student from April 2013 intake. He has been enthusiastic badminton player since his school and has represented his college and previous organizations in many Badminton tournaments. He has won Silver medal in Men’s Singles in the just concluded IESE 2013 Games. Saby is a Six Sigma Green belt certified professional with 7 years of diversified global work experience in leading and managing multi million dollar technology intensive Industrial Automation projects for Fortune500 clients.


Badm1Club Activities

IE Badminton Club organizes weekly games. We play every Sunday afternoon. The popularity of the club is high, the maximum number of people who came to play simultaneously was 28 players.

IE Badminton Club participates in IESE Spring Games tournament and MBAT.

Badm3Of course, we organize internal tournaments throughout the length of the year. At the moment are happy to announce the first Intra IE Badminton tournament!

Our Vision

We are planning to maintain our level of activities and invite more and more people. In addition, we are considering the collaboration with other clubs for organizing joint events such as seminars, discussions and invitation of guest speakers from sports industry.

Get in touch and participate!

The main source for the information is our Facebook page. You can also contact us via email.


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