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11 Jul, 2018
7th Asian School Badminton Championship, started today at the Indoor Stadium of
Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, Nagpur; being organized by the School
Games Federation of India (SGFI) has the participation of six different Asian
countries and the tournament has five categories including the Boy's Singles,
Girl's Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles.
with the host India, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong, 93
shuttlers beat up against their opponents as the participants are granted to
participate in only a single event, while the Indian badminton players received
a mixed draw.
the boy's singles and girl’s singles section, the top-ranked Indian shuttler
has been shortlisted third and fourth in the event, and after their adieu from
the inaugural rounds, they will initiate the venture by battling in the
Bansod is the only participant from the host city, and she will play alongside
Thailand's seeded shuttler Atitaya Povanon and if both the players clear the
opening round against their respective opponents, the girls will encounter each
other in the next round.
in the team championship, Atitaya has always performed well and she has also
played five matches for Thailand and triumphed in all the 10 games. Malvika did
crash out in the league stage, even though she registered her victory in two
singles and also won four other games.
Makoda, Malvika’s coach, stated that the singles draw can be tough for the
player, but she has been in a great form, and she will bring honor to the
quarterfinal match is likely to be a cup of tea for the Indian shuttler, but in
the semi-finals, there will be a tough call, as she will face Atitaya. He also
said that Malvika needs to put tremendous efforts with a controlled onrush and
focus on winning over the Thai opponent.
inaugural round will bring Malvika and Cheng Sin Yan Happy Serena of Hongkong
to bite the bullet. The shuttler from Telangana, M Tharun is in the bottom half
of the draw along and will take on the second seed Vichayapong Kanjanakeeree
Wong of Thailand initiating from the quarterfinals stage. Both the players will
put efforts to crash out their opponents to reach to the semi-finals, where
they can take on each other.
the boy's doubles, the third-seeded duo Anish Chandra and Abdul Rahman will
start the contest from the last eight stages. Wherein the mixed doubles, the
pair of Arjun Rehani and Likhita Shrivastava will represent India.
Singles: 1-Kok Jing Hong (Malaysia), 2- Vichayapong Kanjanakeeree Wong
(Thailand), 4-M Tharun (India)
Singles: 1-Atitaya Povanon (Thailand), 2-Myisha Mohd Khairul (Malaysia),
3-Malvika Bansod (India)
Doubles: 1-Ooi Jhy Dar-Wyman Goh Wai Yap (Malaysia), 2-Termthanasak-Wongsathorn
Thongkham (Thailand), 3-Anish Chandra-Abdul Rahaman (India)
Doubles: 1-Suangsupa Suppasang-Wanida Buapa (Thailand), 2-Low Yeen Yan-Valeree
Doubles: 1-Yap Roi King-Gan Jing Err (Malaysia), 2-Kaninpong Yokard-Mesnee Loog
(Thaiuland), 3-Arjun Rehani-Kihilta Shrivastav (India)