PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship (JBC) - Season 5 in Hyderabad concluded on a high note

PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship (JBC) - Season 5 in Hyderabad concluded on a high note

Hyderabad, August 28, 2019: The Hyderabad leg of the PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship (JBC) – 5 concluded today at Sports Complex, Main Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, bringing out top 10 shuttlers amongst the 1,348 participants from the city.

The winners were felicitated by A. Venkateshwara Reddy, Chairman, Sports Authority of Telangana State; Ravullapalli Venkateswaralu, Patron, Hyderabad District Badminton Association; Pani Roa, Secretary, Hyderabad Badminton Association; Chetan Anand, former international badminton player and Arjuna Awardee; G.B. Vidyadhar, former international badminton player and Neelima Choudhary, former international badminton player.

In the Boys Singles U-17 category, T Vignesh from Ysportz Badminton Academy defeated Yudhajith Reddy from BBBA with score 15-9 14-15 15-10. In the Girls Singles U-17 category, Sri Sai Sravya Lakkamraju from Vidhyanjali High School defeated Tamiri Surya Charishma from KKR Gowtham Gudavalli with score 

10-15 15-9 15-14.  

Details with scores are as follows:

Boys Singles Under-9

Semi-Finals

Moparthi Hanvith def. Rohan P (w.o. 

A Bhavesh Reddy def.  Charan Vudugula (15-8; 14-15; 15-10)

Final

A Bhavesh Reddy def. Moparthi Hanvith (15-4; 11-15; 15-10)

Girls Singles Under-9

Semi-Finals

Venkata Sai Vaishnavi def. Hemani Kotte (15-6; 15-8)

Roshni Das def. Ch Hamsini (15-13; 15-11)

Final

Roshni Das def. Venkata Sai Vaishnavi (12-15; 15-13; 15-8)

Boys Singles Under-11

Semi-Finals

Vishnu Kedar def. Girivasan Saravanakumar (15-11; 15-10)

Kavin def.  Aryan Birajdar (14-15; 15-13; 15-13)

Final

Vishnu Kedar def. Kavin (15-8; 11-15; 15-8)

Girls Singles Under-11

Semi-Finals

NS Chitra def. G Stuthi Grace (15-9; 14-15; 15-9)

Praanjala Nisarga def.  Dangati Jashvitha (15-13; 15-15; 15-13)

Final

NS Chitra def. Praanjala Nisarga (15-9; 15-8)

Boys Singles Under-13

Semi-Finals

K. Abhiram Reddy def. M Navneeth (15-13; 15-10)

Pranav Vallathoor def. A R Rohan Kumar (15-13; 13-15; 15-10)

Final

Pranav Vallathoor def.  K. Abhiram Reddy (15-10; 15-5)

Girls Singles Under-13

Semi-Finals

Navya Kanderi def. Prashansa Bonam (15-14; 15-14)

Deepshika Neredimelli def.  Shriyanshi Valishetty (15-11; 15-6)

Final

Navya Kanderi def. Deepshika Neredimelli (15-7; 15-11)

Boys Singles Under-15

Semi-Finals

Lokesh Parasa def. Shaik Numair (15-4; 12-15; 15-13)

Yudhajith Reddy def. Teja Venkatesh (15-7; 15-14)

Final

Lokesh Parasa Yudhajith Reddy (15-14; 15-8)

Girls Singles Under-15

Semi-Finals

Lokesh Parasa def. Yudhajith Reddy (15-14; 15-8)

Vaishnavi Khadkekar def. Shikhaa Avula (15-14; 15-12)

Final

Sreshta Reddy K def. Muppana Tejaswini (15-13; 15-13)

Boys Singles Under-17

Semi-Finals

T Vignesh def. Shaik Numair (8-15; 15-11; 15-9)

Yudhajith Reddy def. J. Sri Harsha (15-11; 15-13)

Final

T Vignesh def. Yudhajith Reddy (15-9; 14-15; 15-10)

Girls Singles Under-17

Semi-Finals

Sri Sai Sravya Lakkamraju def. Kritika Mittal (15-4; 15-9)

Tamiri Surya Charishma def. Goudicherla Poojitha (15-7; 15-11)

Final

Sri Sai Sravya Lakkamraju def.  Tamiri Surya Charishma (10-15, 15-9, 15-14)

The complete tournament schedule:

Sr No Cities Event Dates
1 Chandigarh July 9 - 12, 2019
2 Mumbai July 21 - 25, 2019
3 Pune July 27 - 31, 2019
4 Kochi Aug 2 - 5, 2019
5 Bengaluru Aug 7 - 11, 2019
6 Guwahati Aug 10 - 13, 2019
7 Ahmedabad Aug 19 - 22, 2019
8 Hyderabad Aug 24 - 28, 2019
9 Lucknow Aug 30 - Sept 1, 2019
10 Delhi Sept 3 - 7, 2019
11 Grand Finale - Delhi Sept 9 - 10, 2019

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