PNB JBC Season 2 final in Hyderabad

PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 2 Finals

PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 2 Finals

‘SMIT TOSHNIWAL & JAGADEESH KALAGA LIFT TROPHIES IN UNDER-17 FINALS OF PNB METLIFE JUNIOR BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP-SEASON 2 HYDERABAD’
 
Hyderabad, February 6, 2016: PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 2 Hyderabad Finals were concluded today at the PJR GHMC Indoor Stadium with exciting matches between young talented shuttlers.
 
In Boys Singles U-17 category, top-seed Jagadeesh Kalaga displayed control and determination by defeating Ankit Kumar and lifting the trophy with scores 21-15, 21-16.
 
In Girls Singles U-17 category, 2nd seed Smit Toshniwal defeated Chimran Kalita to emerge victorious with scores 21-10, 21-17.
 
In Boys Singles U-15 category, top-seed K. Sai Charan clenched the finals match by beating Anish Chndra with scores 21-16, 21-11.
 
In Girls Singles U-13 category, unseeded A. Abhilasha displayed amazing skills and turned the match in her favour by defeating 3rd seed Meghana Reddy in a close 3-set encounter. Final scores: 13-21, 21-19, 21-12.
 
The tournament was organized in association with Sara Foundation (An organisation for the promotion of sports).  PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship has been approved by Badminton Association of India (BAI).
 
Details with scores are as follows:
 
Boys Singles U9
Semifinals
Anand Das Rajkumar Rohan Kumar, def. Rockey Sundar Kasey (1), 15-11 9-15 15-8 .
Pranav Vallathoor (2), def. Sai Prasad Teegala from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, 15-11 15-6 .
 
Final
Pranav Vallathoor (2), def. Anand Das Rajkumar Rohan Kumar, 15-14 15-9 .
 
 
Girls Singles U9
Semifinals
V. Shriyanshi (1) from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, def. Paruchuri Naveena from PJR Academy, 15-5 15-6 .
B. Prasamsa from Khammam Badminton Academy, def. K. Vennala from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 14-15 15-12 15-11 .
 
Final
V. Shriyanshi (1) from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, def. B. Prasamsa from Khammam Badminton Academy, 15-5 15-12 .
 
 
Boys Singles U11
Semifinals
Ganta Abhinay Sai Ram from ZPPS High School, def. A. P. Ravi Uttej (3) from St. Andrews High School, 15-6 15-13 .
K. Lokesh Reddy from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, def. Lokesh Parasa from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, 15-12 15-12 .
 
Final
Ganta Abhinay Sai Ram from ZPPS High School, def. K. Lokesh Reddy from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 15-12 14-15 15-14 .
 

Girls Singles U11
Semifinals
Thatigutla Hothri Sri from Saroor Nagar Academy, def. Peramburi Karthikeyani, 15-13 15-12 .
Amulya Jaiswal from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, def. K. Sreshta Reddy from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 15-13 15-10 .
 
Final
Thatigutla Hothri Sri from Saroor Nagar Academy, def. Amulya Jaiswal from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 14-15 15-12 15-14 .
 
 
Boys Singles U13
Semifinals
Arshad Shaik from Y Sports Badminton Academy, def. M. Shashank Sai (1) from Spardha Badminton Academy, 21-10 21-5 .
Chayanit Joshi from PPBA, def. B. Vijay (2) from Y Sports Badminton Academy, 21-10 21-10 .

Final
Arshad Shaik from Y Sports Badminton Academy, def. Chayanit Joshi from PPBA, 14-21 21-15 21-9 .
 
Girls Singles U13
Semifinals
A. Abhilasha from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, def. M. Reddy Kavya from Ali's Badminton Academy, 21-6 21-12 .
M. Meghana Reddy (3) from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, def. Shreeya Chitoor (2) from Saroor Nagar Academy, 16-21 21-12 21-13 .
 
Final
A. Abhilasha from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, def. M. Meghana Reddy (3) from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, 13-21 21-19 21-12 .
 

Boys Singles U15
Semifinals
K. Sai Charan (1) from Saroor Nagar Academy, def. Suraj Chakroborty (3) from Sardar Patel Stadium, 19-21 21-7 21-19 .
J. Anish Chndra from Saroor Nagar Academy, def. Chayanit Joshi (2) from PPBA, 21-15 21-7 .
 
Final
K. Sai Charan (1) from Saroor Nagar Academy, def. J. Anish Chndra from Saroor Nagar Academy, 21-16 21-11 .
 
Girls Singles U15
Semifinals
Uthsava Palit (3) from Ali's Badminton Academy, def. Smit Toshniwal from L.B Indoor Stadium, 21-7 12-21 21-16 .
Pravalika Gaddameedhi from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, def. Sahithi Bandi, 21-15 20-22 21-17 .
 
Final
Uthsava Palit (3) from Ali's Badminton Academy, def. Pravalika Gaddameedhi from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 21-17 21-8 .
 
 
Boys Singles U17
Semifinals
Jagadeesh Kalaga (1) from SWARNA BHARATHI INDOOR STADIUM, def. K. Prasanth (3) from Khammam Badminton Academy, 21-10 21-11 .
Ankit Kumar, def. Junaid Ansari (4), 21-10 21-12 .
 
Final
Jagadeesh Kalaga (1) from SWARNA BHARATHI INDOOR STADIUM, def. Ankit Kumar, 21-15 21-16 .
 
Girls Singles U17
Semifinals
Chimran Kalita (4) from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, def. Leherika Kolla from Ali's Badminton Academy, 21-7 21-13 .
Smit Toshniwal (2) from L.B Indoor Stadium, def. Pravalika Gaddameedhi from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 21-11 21-17 .
 
Final
Smit Toshniwal (2) from L.B Indoor Stadium, def. Chimran Kalita (4) from Vishwamanya Badminton Academy, 21-10 21-17 .
 
The action will continue in the next leg of PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship with launch in planned cities.
 
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About Sara Foundation
 
Sara foundation is deeply engaged in scouting and promoting sports talent throughout the country. In recent times, the organization has been identifying many sports prodigies (Boys/Girls) and has been providing sustainable support to many young sports talent in the country.
 
Sara Foundation has designed a series of regional and national level sports activities in India for school children to help them participate and develop a SPORTS CULTURE. After winning many successes & accolades in recent times, currently the organization is organizing the much awaited national tournament- ‘PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship (JBC) 2016’.