| Paula Obanana|
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Paula Lynn Obanana Wikipedia
Paula Lynn Parrocho Obañana (born 19 March 1985) is a Filipino-American female badminton player who was originally from Dumaguete, Philippines. In 2015, she won the women's doubles gold medals at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada partnered with Eva Lee. In 2016, she competed at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Obañana, started training at the age of 10 during her elementary years at the Silliman University Elementary School. She later joined the High School Badminton Varsity Team at Silliman University and was subsequently awarded Athlete of the Year”, Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year “ and “Most Valuable Player”. After graduating from high school she was recruited on a scholarship at the De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines where she eventually obtained her bachelor's degree. She Left the Philippines in 2006, where her mother's Nenita Obanana had been recruited to work as a nurse in Minnesota. Obanana officially became a U.S. citizen in May 2011.
The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.
BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
BWF Grand Prix tournament
BWF International Challenge tournament
BWF International Series tournament
BWF Future Series tournament