YoGems Dehradun District Badminton Championship draws huge crowds!

YoGems Dehradun District Badminton Championship
District Badminton Association, Dehradun in association with YoGems organised a two staged District Ranking Badminton Tournament from May 5th to May 7th 2018. This tournament was supported by the Uttarakhand State Badminton Association (USBA). The tournament was divided into 2 stages- ‘YoGems Emerging Players’ Dehradun District Badminton Championship’ and ‘YoGems Elite District Badminton Players’ Invitational Tournament.’

The purpose of this decision was to provide every player in the district with a fair ranking. It allowed players with similar sill set to compete amongst each other. The top players (excluding U9 & U11 categories) from this Tournament were given entry into the second stage “YoGems Elite District Badminton Players’ Invitational Tournament”, where they will compete with all the BAI ID holders from the district.

A total of 400 players from over 70 schools took part over 3 days.

The following players were selected from ‘YoGems Emerging Players’ Dehradun District Badminton Championship’.

Girls Under 9
Sneha Rawat of Sherwood Public School (Winner)
Alisha Bhandari of Sun Valley School (Runners up)

Boys Under 9
Vedansh Negi of Universal Academy (Winner)
Rudransh Joshi of Sun Valley School (Runners up)

Girls Under 11
Vedika Bisht of The Indian Academy (Winner)
Aanya Bisht of Doon International School (Runners up)

Boys Under 11
Ishaan Negi of Universal Academy (Winner)
Suryaksh Rawat of Sherwood Public School (Runners up)

Girls Under 13
Aanya Bisht of Doon International School (Winner)
Rishika Mishra of The Asian School (Runners up)

Girls Under 15
Palak Manral of Summer Valley School (Winner)
Astha Bhore of Kendriya Vidyalaya (Runners up)

Girls Under 17
Palak Manral of Summer Valley School (Winner)
Aadita Chauhan of the Doon School (Runners up)

Boys Under 13
Prashant Rana of Rose Mount School (Winner)
Ishaan Negi of Universal Academy (Runners up)

Boys Under 15
Dhruv Kamboj of Uttaranchal Childrens Academy School (Winner)
Mayank Lohani of Summer Valley School (Runners up)

Boys Under 17
Aahaan Pathak of St. Joseph’s Academy (Winner)
Lakshman Singh of Govt. Inter College (Runners up)

After intense competition and a number of close matches, the following players were declared the winners in each category.

Girls Singles Under 13
Anushka Juyal of Social Baluni Public School (Winner)
Ojasvi Tadiyal of Doon Blossoms School (Runners up)

Boys Singles Under 13
Suryaksh Rawat of Sherwood Public School (Winner)
Prashant Rana of Rose Mount School (Runners up)

Boys Doubles Under 13
Shashank Rana of Kendriya Vidyalaya and Prashant Rana of Rose Mount School (Winner)
Suryaksh Rawat of Sherwood Public School and Abhay Rawat of St. Thomas College (Runners up)

Girls Singles Under 15
Anushka Juyal of Social Baluni Public School (Winner)
Jayantika Rautela of Ann Mary School (Runners up)

Boys Singles Under 15
Aahaan Pathak of St. Joseph’s Academy (Winner)
Dhanvantry Sharma of Guru Nanak Mission Public School (Runners up)

Boys Doubles Under 15
Harshit Bhatt of Shri Guru Nanak Public School and Ayush Bisht of St. Kabeer Academy (Winner)
Mayank Lohani of Summer Valley School and Prashant Rana of Rose Mount School (Runners up)

Girls Singles Under 17
Jayantika Rautela of Ann Mary School (Winner)
Aadita Chauhan of the Doon School (Runners up)

Boys Singles Under 17
Akshat Negi of Touch Wood School (Winner)
Aaryesh Chauhan of Doon Presidency School (Runners up)

Girls Doubles Under 17
Saumya Singh of Ann Mary School and Astha Bhore of Kendriya Vidyalaya (Winner)
Jayantika Rautela of Ann Mary School and Ishita Negi of St. Jude’s Public School (Runners up)

Boys Doubles Under 17
Dhanvantry Sharma of Guru Nanak Misson Public School and Saroj Sunar of Shri Guru Nanak Public School (Winner)
Akshat Negi of Touch Wood School and Aaryesh Chauhan of Doon Presidency School (Runners up)

Mr. Ashok Kumar, (IPS) ADG Police and President, USBA was the chief guest on the occasion. He presented the prizes to all the winners and runners up of the tournament.

School: Sherwood Public School, Sun Valley School, Universal Academy, The Indian Academy, Doon International Public School, The Asian School, Summer Valley School, Kendriya Vidyalaya, The Doon School, Rose Mount School, Uttaranchal Childrens Academy School, Govt. Inter College, Social Baluni Public School, Doon Blossoms School, Ann Mary School, Guru Nanak Misson Public School, Touch Wood School, Doon Presidency School, Guru Nanak Misson Public School, Shri Guru Nanak Public School

Student: Sneha Rawat, Suryaksh Rawat, Alisha Bhandari, Rudransh Joshi, Vedika Bist, Aanya Bisht, Ishaan Negi, Vedansh Negi, Rishika Mishra, Palak Manral, Mayank Lohani, Aadita Chauhan, Prashant Rana, Dhruv Kamboj, Lakshman Singh, Anushka Juyal, Ojasvi Tadiyal, Jayantika Rautela, Dhanvantry Sharma, Harshit Bhatt, Akshat Negi, Aaryesh Chauhan, Saumya Singh, Saroj Sunar

Tournament: YoGems Emerging Players' Dehradun District Badminton Championship, YoGems Elite Players' Dehradun District Badminton Invitational Championship

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