Bengaluru, August 21: G. Girivasan and Hithaishree won the boys and girls U-9 finals respectively at the PPSM Badminton Championship 2018 l, which was held at the Padukone Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, Bettahalasaru, Bangalore.
The tournament attracted more than 500 children and featured about 600 matches which were conducted in 16 courts. Recently crowned Asian Junior Badminton Champion Lakshya Sen gave away the prizes to the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalists.
Results: Boys’ Singles U-9: S Girivasan, (Meeka Academy), def. M Dharshan, (DP Sports Academy), 15-7 15-5.
Girls’ Singles U-9
R Hithaishree, (Skyfinch), def. V Pallavi, (Level up), 15-6 16-14.
Boys’ Singles U-11
G Mayukh, (DYES), def. B Saivasan, (NGBC, Neyveli), 15-9 15-4.
Girls’ Singles U-11
J R Eyazhene, (NGBC, NEYVELI), def. G Naudita, (Indian Sports Academy), 15-12 15-6.
Boys’ Singles U-13
J R Caven, (NGBC, NEYVELI), def. S Mathi Muhilan, (Meeka Academy), 15-11 16-14.
Girls’ Singles U-13
G Naudita, (Indian Sports Academy), def. A Prerana, (I Sports), 15-8 15-10.
Boys’ Singles U-15
Bhat Suhas, (I Sports), def. M Ankith Kumar, (PBA), 15-9 15-9.
Girls’ Singles U-15
P S Nandana, def. P Jennifer, (PPSM), 15-10 15-13 .
Boys’ Singles U-17
N Shikhar, def. S Jatin, (PPSM)), 15-12 15-5.
Girls’ Singles U-17
Ganesh Rashmi, (DYES), def. P Amrutha, (ASA), 15-9 13-15 15-11 .