Trophy Stall badminton tourney underway at National Gymnasium


The Guyana Badminton Association on Friday evening opened the Trophy Stall annual Independence Badminton tournament at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue. The tournament started with the Open Men’s and Ladies Singles and some exciting games were witnessed on the opening night. Among the players on show is Guyana’s highest ranked badminton player Narayan Ramdhani, who is on a break from his five-year scholarship at Douglas College in Vancouver, Canada. He started his campaign in the tournament with an easy win over Nicholas Waldron.

Below are the results of the first night of action.

Men’s Singles First Round:

Ronald Chang Yuen defeated Medharishi Ramdhani: 21-12, 21-6

Marlon Chung defeated Akili Haynes: 25-23, 21-13

Gokarn Ramdhani defeated Tyrese Jeffrey: 21-15, 17-21, 21-14

Jonathan Mangra defeated Ravin Singh: 21-11, 21-5

Men’s Singles Quarter-Finals:

Narayan Ramdhani defeated Nicholas Waldron: 21-12, 21-6

Ronald Chang Yuen defeated Darrell Carpenay: 21-18, 21-16

Marlon Chung defeated Eton Hubbard: 21-11, 21-13

Jonathan Mangra defeated Gokarn Ramdhani: 21-9, 21-10

Ladies Singles Quarter-Finals:

Shivannie Persaud defeated Ayanna Watson: 21-16, 21-17 

Ladies Singles Semi-Finals:

Priyanna Ramdhani defeated Venessa Shelto: 21-5, 21-7

Greer Jackson defeated Shivannie Persaud: 21-5, 21-7

The tournment will wrap up on Saturday evening (June 10).

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