City shuttler brings laurels

July 24, 2022, Chandigarh

BadmintonNational Junior Rankings Badminton Tournament


City shuttler Samarveer brought laurels in the recently concluded National Junior Rankings Badminton Tournament held at Goa.

Samarveer not only qualified for the main draw and reached into the boys’ U-19 quarterfinals, but also won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles event. Samarveer and his partner Radhika defeated Daksh Gautam and Jiya Rawat (19- 21, 21-19, 21-16) to reach the semi-finals.

However, the local pair lost to Sathwik Reddy and Vaishnavi (20-22, 16-21) in the semis.

Surinder Mahajan, general secretary of the Chandigarh Badminton Association (CBA), and joint secretary of the Badminton Association of India, said: “Samarveer is a talented and hardworking player. We have high hopes from him in the future,” said Mahajan. Col Raj Parmar, senior vice-president, CBA, congratulated Samarveer and his coach Vivek Sharma.

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