Rich haul by PPBA trainees in the Sub Junior Nationals

December 05, 2018      Announcement

PPBA trainees secured four Golds and one Silver in the National Sub Junior (Under 15 & 17) Championships which concluded in Bangalore on 2nd ┬áDecember.  Rohan Gurbani and Aditi Bhatt won the Under 17 Singles titles beating Shubham Patel and Tasnim Mir respectively in the finals. The top seeded Rohan fought off Shubham 21-12, 27-25 in a thrilling match. Aditi beat Janani Anantkumar in the final 21-14, 21-18. Hrissha Dube combined with Ishani Waldia to annex the Under 15 Girls' Doubles title beating Karnika Shree and Gayatri Rani Jaiswal of Karnataka. 21-14, 21-17. Pranav Sharma and Shivam Mehta won the Under 15 Boys' Doubles title beating Sri Satya Sarvesh Yakala and Sataksh Singh 23-21, 21-19.

Sakshi Phogat staved off three match points in her semi-final win against Tara Shah in the semi-finals of the Under 15 Girls' Singles. She won the Silver Medal in the event, losing to Tasnim Mir in the finals 14-21, 12-21.

Laa Tukum who lost to his academy mate Rohan in the semis won the bronze medal in the Under 17 boys' Singles event