MARGAO: Qualifying matches at the Yonex Sunrise All India Sub Junior Ranking Badminton concluded after 4 and a half days of exciting action at Manohar Parrikar Indoor stadium, Navelim and Multipurpose stadium, Fatorda, the two venues for the qualification rounds.
Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant inaugurated the prestigious National Sub Junior Ranking tournament on Wednesday July 27 during the evening session before the commencement of the Main Draw. Digambar Kamat, Hon. Margao MLA, Sanjay Mishra (General Secretary, BAI), K.N. Jaiswal (BAI Observer), Vivek Saraf (BAI Referee), Vinayak Kamat (Technical Advisor), Narahar Thakur (GBA President), Sandeep Heble (GBA Secretary), Manoj Patil (North District President) and Nilesh Nayak (Advisor) were among those who graced the closing.
On occasion, Hon. Chief Minister Dr Sawant presented promising player prizes to Goa’s top-ranked players, Harsh Mane, Yash Desai, Shaheen C.K. and Aarush Pawaskar.
The eight-day national ranking tournament, which has been organised by Goa Badminton Association under the aegis of the Badminton Association of India, and in collaboration with North Goa District Badminton Association and the Sports Authority of Goa, enters the last three days with the finals scheduled on July 30.
Following are important results of the final day of qualification (Final Qualification round):
Boys Singles Under 15
Dev Ruparelia beat. Arjun Tanaji Birajdar (1) 15-12 17-15
Vamsi Krishna Jarugumilli (2)beat. Arham Redasani 15-6 15-13
Chaitanya Sehrawat beat. Sandeep Kumar R. (4)16-14 15-12
Praveen Vanjarapu beat. Biju Saswadh 15-13 15-13
Hursh Singh Thokchom beat. Produnya Bhuyan 15-7 11-15 16-14
Girls Singles Under 15
D. R. Akshitha beat. Neetee Chaudhary 15-8 15-6
Sampriti Pal (2) beat. Bhakti15-9 15-10
Hitha Maria Jose beat. Ananya Chauhan 15-9 15-11
Srenakshi Mandal beat. Neha Susan Biju 15-13 17-15
Fizza Akbanibeat. Chaxu15-13 15-7
Kaivalya Dharmapuribeat. Kavya Swami16-18 15-10 15-8
Boys Singles Under 17
Sri Mohit Veera Venkata S K. (1beat. Sachin J. T 16-14 15-8
Vinayak Parihar (2 beat. Ritom Howbora15-11 8-15 15-6
Ajithesh Kishan Komal Noonela (4beat. Ayush Suraj15-4 15-3
Venkata Sai Harshit Tummala (3 beat. Nishkarsh Singh Chauhan 15-12 15-13
Abhishek K.K. (20 beat. Sai Mahidhar Reddy Ganta 15-7 15-12
Girls Singles Under 17
Suhina Roy beat. Aashita Dubey 15-3 15-13
Karnika Sree S. (2beat. Vaishnavi Vazhayil15-9 15-12
Mansa Rawat (3) beat. Harini Raja 15-9 15-11
Ananya Agrawal beat. Krishika Mahajan (4) 15-9 15-13
Tanvi Sharma beat. Zainab Saeed (20)13-15 15-10 15-7