BHOPAL DOMINATED the inaugural day of the MP Junior Badminton Championship that began at the multipurpose hall of Late JP Narayanan BHEL Sports Complex on Monday. The championship is being organised by Sports Authority of BHEL in association with the Bhopal District Badminton Association.
In the under 19 boys’ category, Sumit Singh defeated Gaurav Gupta 21-16, 17-21 and 21-09. Varad won the match for Bhopal in the under 10 boys’ category by defeating Neel Gaikwad 21-12 and 21-04. Third win for Bhopal came when Vaibhav defeated Prakash 21-12 and 21-12 in the same category.
For Indore, Sachi Rege registered its first win against Monika Chauhan of Dhar 21-12 and 21-07. Dhar’s Azad Yadav defeated Sudeep Shrivastava of Neemuch 19-21, 21-17 and 21-17 in the boys’ under 13 category.
Shikha Tillu won the second match for Dhar after defeating Prajakta of Indore 21-15 and 22-20. Atikesh registered the only win for Chhindwara by defeating Harshdeep 16-21, 21-12 and 21-19.
Earlier, BHEL DGM KK Mahrotra inaugurated the championship. On the occasion, DGM Sports KM Bhasin, JC Sharma, Jai Singh and others were present.