Harsh Mane and Ritika Chelluri won triple crown each at the State Badminton Ranking Tournament at Indoor Stadium, Campal. Aarush Pawaskar, Sakshi K., Ashmeet Parsekar and Trisha Joshi put up clinical performances to win double crown each.

Harsh won the Sub-Junior boys singles events in Under 15 and Under 17 age groups, adding the Under 15 doubles title partnering his fellow Margao shuttler Shaheen C.K; to his kitty.

Ritika emerged triumphant in Under 13 girls singles, followed up by wins in Under 13 doubles partnering Sagun Singh and Under 15 girls Doubles partnering Minoshka Pereira.

Aarush won the U13 boys singles and doubles titles. In doubles, he was partnered by Shane D’ Souza. Sakshi K. and Trisha Joshi teamed up to win the Under 17 girls doubles title while Sakshi secured a win in U17 girls singles.

Ashmeet along with his partner Yash Desai won the U17 boys title and thereafter tasted success in U17 mixed doubles, partnering Trisha Joshi. Among the other winners of the day were Ateendra Gaonkar who emerged winner in Under 11 boys singles, Avni Khyalia who won the U11 girls singles and Aarohi Coutoncar who secured victory in Girls U15 singles.

The Sub-Junior and Mini-Ranking Tournament was organised by Shuttler Club, Morning Badminton Club and Sunny Sports Club in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and the Sports Authority of Goa. Sanjeev Naik, Dy Mayor –CCP, Agnelo Da Cunha, former Sarpanch – Taleigao Panchayat, Richard De Souza (IFS) – Ex Principal Conservator of Forests, Luciano Soares, former State player, Narahar Thakur (GBA President) and Sandeep Heble (GBA Secretary) graced the closing function.


Under 11 Boys Singles
Ateendra Gaonkar bt Viraditya Pai Kane 13-15, 15-11, 15-8

Under 11 Girls Singles
Avni Khyalia bt Palak Ramnathkar 15-11, 15-9

Under 13 Boys Singles
Aarush Pawaskar bt Rishi Pai Khot 21-18, 21-17

Under 13 Girls Singles
Ritika Chelluri bt Sagun Singh 21-18, 21-14

Under 15 Boys Singles
Harsh Mane bt Shaheen C.K 21-8, 21-6

Under 15 Girls Singles
Aarohi Coutoncar bt Ritika Chelluri 21-13, 21-15

Under 17 Boys Singles
Harsh Mane bt Yash Desai 21-11, 21-14

Under 17 Girls Singles
Sakshi K bt Aarohi Coutoncar 20-22, 21-14, 21-14

Under 13 Boys Doubles
Aarush Pawaskar / Shane D’souza bt Rishi Pai Khot / Atharva Bakhale 21-16, 21-17

Under 13 Girls Doubles
Ritika Chelluri / Sagun Singh bt Aaryaa Metry / Dimple Revankar 21-5, 21-7

Under 15 Boys Doubles
Harsh Mane / Shaheen C.K bt Advait Balakrishnan / Parasmay Shenoy 21-6, 21-12

Under 15 Girls Doubles
Ritika Chelluri / Minoshka Pereira bt Sanvi kelekar / Antara Gaonkar 21-4, 21-12

Under 17 Boys Doubles
Yash Desai / Ashmeet Parsekar bt Rudra Phadte / Shrijay Naik 21-14, 21-11

Under 17 Girls Doubles
Trisha Joshi / Sakshi Kurbkhelgi bt Janhavi Virnodkar / Synovia Dsouza 21-12, 21-10

Under 17 Mixed Doubles
Ashmeet Parsekar / Trisha Joshi bt Rudra Phadte / Minoshka Pereira 21-19, 19-21, 21-10


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