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Indian Oil Punjab State Sub-Junior Badminton Ranking Tournament concludes

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 10, 2024 09:20 PM

Mahveesh, Viraj, Gursimrat and Nilesh emerge champions
Viren and Zorawar of Jalandhar clinches doubles title
JALANDHAR: The Indian Oil Punjab State Sub-Junior Badminton Ranking Tournament, organised at Raizada Hansraj Badminton Stadium concluded on Wednesday. Mr.Rakesh Khanna, Vice President, Punjab Badminton Association & Mr.Anupam Kumaria were Chief Guest and Guest of Honour for the prize distribution ceremony.

Giving information about the tournament, DBA Secretary Mr.Ritin Khanna said that 400 players from 20 districts participated in the tournament and 10 events were held in the Under-15 and Under-17 age groups. A total of 471 matches were played in four days. During the tournament, special arrangements for food and drinks were made by the association for the players. Attractive prizes were also distributed to the winners by Olympian Dipankar Academy. PBA Secretary Anupam Kumariya congratulated the organizers for the successful conduct of the tournament.

The final results of the tournament were as follows:-
In the Under-15 girls' singles category, Mahveesh Kaur of Gurdaspur defeated Amelia Bhakhu of Ludhiana 21-10, 21-15.Aaradhya Singh and Inayat Gulati stood third.In Under-17 boys' singles category, NileshSeth (Amritsar) defeated Samarth Bhardwaj of Jalandhar 21-18, 21-12. Ishan and Geetanshu Sharma stood third. In the Under-17 girls' singles category, Gursimrat Kaur (Ludhiana) defeated Manmeet Kaur of Gurdaspur 21-14 , 21-12. Mahvish Kaur and Amiya Sachdeva stood third. In Boys Doubles category Under 15, the pair of Viren Seth and Zorawar Singh (Jalandhar) defeated Aarav Porwal and Kaivalya Sood 21-13, 21-15. Similarly, in the boys' singles Under 15 category, Viraj Sharma of Jalandhar defeated Wazir Singh of Ludhiana 21-16, 21-12. In the Under 15 mixed doubles, the pair of Viraj Sharma and Dishika were victorious while Shiven Dhingra and Ananya Nijhawan came second. In the girls under-15 doubles category, Amiya Sachdev and Mahvish Kaur defeated Ananya Nijhawan and Dishika. In the boys under-17 doubles category, the pair of Akhil Arora and Jagsher Singh Khanguda stood first while Kritagya Arora and Sahib stood second. In the girls doubles Under 17 category, the pair of Manmeet Kaur (Gurdaspur) and Seeza (Sangrur) defeated Aarushi Mehta and Samaira Arora. In the Under 17 mixed doubles, Samarth Bhardwaj and Seeza defeated Vansh Batra and Manmeet Kaur.

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