GBA’s Mash tournament off to exciting start


The National Sports Commission’s Mashramani Badminton tournament opened on Wednesday night at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.

The Men’s and Ladies Open Singles aspect of the tournament will conclude on Friday. On Saturday, between 11:00h to 14:00h, the Under-11, 13 and 15 Boys and Girls Singles will be played. 

The Guyana Badminton Association would like to thank Director of Sport, Christopher Jones, and the National Sports Commission for making the tournament possible.

Below are the results of day one.

Open Men’s Singles First Round:

Marlon Chung defeated Lakshman Das: 21-9, 21-15

Darrell Carpenay defeated Tyrese Jeffrey: 21-14, 9-21, 21-15

Gokarn Ramdhani defeated Sekhar Mallampati: 21-13, 21-10

Open Men’s Singles Quarter-Finals:

Nicholas Ali defeated Marlon Chung: 21-14, 21-6

Jonathan Mangra defeated Gokarn Ramdhani: 21-11, 21-7

Avinash Odit defeated Javed Rahaman: 26-24, 16-21, 21-19 in a trilling three-setter

Open Ladies Singles Round-Robin:

Priyanna Ramdhani defeated Ayanna Watson: 21-9, 21-11

Priyanna Ramdhani defeated Emelia Ramdhani: 21-12, 21-12

Greer Jackson defeated Pricilla Moore: 21-10, 21-8

Greer Jackson defeated Emelia Ramdhani: 21-11, 21-10

Pricilla Moore defeated Ayanna Watson: 21-15, 21-10

The tournament will continue on Friday from 17:30h with the remaining Quarter-Final match between Ronald Chang Yuen and Darrel Carpenay and the semi-finals and finals of the two categories.

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