TUSHAR AND ROSHNI LIFT UNDER-17 TROPHIES IN PNB METLIFE JUNIOR BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP

Bangalore, May 7, 2017: PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 3 Bangalore concluded today at Accolades Badminton & Sports Academy, Bangalore with young talented shuttlers engaging in exciting battles for the titles. In the Boys Singles U-17 category, Tushar Kumar Setu from Bihar lifted the trophy by defeating Chiranjeevi Reddy from Karnataka in a tight 2-setter with scores 21-18, 21-15.

In the GirlsSingles U-17 category, Roshni Venkat from Karnataka claimed the title bydefeating Yuktha Prakash from Karnataka in straight sets with scores 21-9,21-6. 

In BoysSingles U-13 category, Ayush Shetty from Karnataka lifted the trophy by beatingSatvik Shankar with scores 21-10, 21-16. Ayush Shetty reached finals of BoysSingles U-15 category but lost to Chiranjeevi Reddy from Karnataka who took thematch with scores 21-16, 21-9. 

Gracing theclosing ceremony, Chief Guest Sh. Gokuldas Pai, Deputy General Manager,Karnataka Bank Ltd., awarded and motivated the winners. B Anand Kumar,International Para badminton player, World Champion 2015, Current World number 3,was present as the Guest of Honour. The tournament was being organized by SaraFoundation (an organisation for the promotion of sports). 

The actionwill continue as PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 3 starts inHyderabad from May 10, 2017.


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