Maisnam, Tasnim crowned junior national badminton champs

Meiraba, who recently won the Bangladesh Junior International Series title, extended his fine form and celebrated his 17th birthday by registering a 21-18, 21-19 win over ninth seed Rohan Gurbani of Maharashtra in the boys’ final.
Gujarat’s Tasnim Mir.(BAI)
Gujarat’s Tasnim Mir.(BAI)
Updated on Dec 30, 2019 10:27 PM IST
Copy Link
NEW DELHI | By

Manipur’s Maisnam Meiraba Luwang and Gujarat’s Tasnim Mir won the boys’ and girls’ titles in the 44th Junior National Badminton Championships at Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh on Monday. Chattisgarh’s Ishaan Bhatnagar claimed a doubles double, in boys’ doubles and mixed doubles.

Meiraba, who recently won the Bangladesh Junior International Series title, extended his fine form and celebrated his 17th birthday by registering a 21-18, 21-19 win over ninth seed Rohan Gurbani of Maharashtra in the boys’ final.

Tasnim had to work hard for girls’ title. The reigning U-15 Asia champion and second seed defeated Karnataka’s Vijetha Harish 14-21, 21-18, 21-13.

The boys’ doubles final lived up to expectations with top seeds Bhatnagar and Telangana’s Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala effortlessly beating the fifth seeds Achutaditya Rao Doddavarapu and Edwin Joy 21-14, 21-15.

In mixed doubles, second seeds Bhatnagar and Goan Tanisha Crasto upset the top seeds Navaneeth Bokka and Sahithi Bandi 21-18, 21-13.

Girls’ doubles witnessed an upset as sixth seeds Simran Singhi and Ritika Thaker of Maharashtra held their nerves for a 21-14, 20-22, 21-18 victory over top seeds Aditi Bhatt and Tanisha Crasto in a marathon final that lasted an hour and 17 minutes.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Monday, May 23, 2022