Meiraba wins the Bangladesh Junior Title

Dec 22, 2019      Announcement

Top-seeded Meiraba, a trainee of Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy, won the Bangladesh Junior International Series title by beating Malaysian Ken Yong Ong in straight games 21-14, 21-18 in the final that lasted 38 minutes on Sunday, 22nd December.

In the 65 minutes semi-finals, Meiraba had to sweat it out to beat another Malaysian, M Fazriq Mohamad Razif. Meiraba took the first game 21-17 but lost the second game 14-21. In the decider, the 17-year old Indian, recouped himself and got back into the game and won it on 21-15.

He was one of the five Indians in the main draw. Meiraba had also clinched the boys' singles U-19 title at the Korea Junior Open International Challenge last month.

Meiraba had won the Korea Junior Open International Challenge 2019 during November 2019.