Meiraba wins Korean Junior International Challenge

Nov 3, 2019      Announcement

Top seeded Meiraba Luwang won the Boys’ Singles event of the Wongcheon Korea Junior Internatonal Challenge which concluded on 3rdNovember at Miryang, Gyeongnam, Korea. Meiraba beat Lee Hak Joo of Korea in the finals 21-10, 21-13. He beat team mate Satish Kumar 21-16, 24-22 in the semis. He was taken to three games only once during the tournament, i.e., in the pre-quarters against Yudai Nagafuchi of Japan. Meiraba is currently ranked 8 in the world in Junior Boys’ Singles and his ranking is sure to improve with this win. He had earlier won the Junior White Nights International in Russia earlier this year.