Khelo: Mixed fortunes on shuttle court for hosts
Pune, Jan 11 (PTI)Mens Under-21 top-seed Aman Farogh
Sanjay of Maharashtra breezed into the semi finals of the
Khelo India Youth Games badminton championship with a 21-5,
21-8 win over Pranav Prasanth of Dadra and Nagar Haveli here
In the womens event though, there was a shock in
pegged to win the tournament but was knocked out by Unnati
Bisht of Uttrakhand in a tightly-fought quarter-final of the
U- 21 girls section.
Purva lost 15-21, 21-17, 17-21.
Overall, the Maharashtra contingent fared well with
Malvika Bansod also qualifying for the U-21 girls semi-finals
with a 21-18, 21-9 win over Aadya Variyath of Kerala.
The match of the day was in the U-17 womens doubles
between Sakshi Asrani and Ankushka Mehta of Rajasthan and S.
Kalaiyarasi Muthu Kumar and S Venkatesh of Tamil Nadu in which
the former prevailed 25-27, 25-23, 21-19.
Priyanshu Rajawat of Madhya Pradesh defeated fourth
seed Abhimanyu Singh of UP 20-22, 21-13, 21-13 in the U- 21
mens quarters and no. 3 seed Dhruv Rawat of Uttrakhand
outgunned Amit Rathore of Madhya Pradesh 21-17, 15-21, 21-16
in the same section. PTI NRB
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