Talented city badminton player Malvika Bansod will lead Indian team in the Asian Junior Badminton Championship to be held at Suzhou, China from July 20-28.
Malvika was selected on the basis of her performance in All -India Badminton Championship held at Chennai and Trivandrum, informed BAI general secretary Ajay Singhania. She emerge champion at Trivandrum championship and suffered the defeat in the quarterfinal at Chennai. The boys’ singles challenge will be led by Manipur’s Maisnam.
n girls’ singles, Bansod will be joined by Delhi’s Ashi Rawat, Unnati Bisht of Uttarakhand and the 2017 U-15 Asian Junior Championships gold medallist Samiya Imad Farooqui from Telengana.
Ishaan Bhatnagar and Vishnuvardhan Goud will be leading India’s challenge in the boys’ doubles section. Aditi Bhatt and Tanisha Crasto will be the ones to watch in girls’ doubles as they topped the points table with 926 points while the in-form pair of K Dingku Sing and Ritika Thakkar will be India’s main stay in the mixed doubles.
The Indian team will be undergoing a camp for fifteen days starting July 3 in Panchkula, Haryana.
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