OST Sports Bureau
Cuttack, Nov 15;
Top seed Aakash Yadav of Delhi beat Anirudh Pandey of UP 21-11, 21-12 in the boys’ under-13 segment while 6th seed Ritika Thakeray of Maharashtra beat 9th seed Unnati Bisht of Uttarakhand 22-20, 17-21, 21-8 at the girls’ under-13 at 27th National Sub junior Badminton Championship played at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose indoor stadium here on Friday.
The other winners in the boys’ under 13 group were 3rd seed Akash Thakur of Bihar, who beat 8th seed Akshay Pratap Singh Chouhan of UP 21-10, 21-12; 6th seed Abhyansh Singh of UP who beat Varun Dave of Maharashtra 21-7, 21-14 and 5th seed Maisnam Meiraba of Manipur who beat who beat 2nd seed Angad Borchetia 21-16, 21-16.
The three other winners in the girls quarter finals were Simran Singh of Maharashtra who beat Smit Toshniwal of her own state 21-12, 21-10; 10th seed Chimran Kalita of Assam who beat Richa Muktibodh of Karnataka 22-20, 21-13 and Himanshi Rawat of Uttarakhand who beat Malavika Bansod of Maharatshtra 9-21, 21-19, 21-10.