The CRPF team beat the side representing Mizoram in the summit clash of the team event. Manipur, meanwhile, took home the bronze medal
The side representing Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) claimed the top spot on the podium in the team competition of the 15th All India Police Badminton Championship.
The national-level tournament came to a close at the Sector 7 Sports Complex on Sunday.
The CRPF team beat the side representing Mizoram in the summit clash of the team event. Manipur, meanwhile, took home the bronze medal.
The three teams also dominated the overall competition, with CRPF leading the overall medal tally with 17, followed by Mizoram’s 10 and Manipur’s five.
Playing in the men’s singles’ final, Ankit Kumar from the CRPF emerged as champion — beating teammate Nikhil K.
In the all-CRPF men’s doubles’ final, meanwhile, Ayush Gautam and Sangeeth edged Ankit Kumar and Nikhil K to finish atop the podium.
Chandigarh Police had organised the tournament that saw participation from more than 500 players.
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