Eight-medal haul for Guyana at CAREBACO Individual events


Guyana’s contingent at the Caribbean Regional Badminton Championship (CAREBACO) copped eight medals in the Individual categories, including three golds at the National Racquet Centre in Tacarigua, Trinidad.

The Guyanese also captured two silver and three bronze medals. “We are very proud of our team that has medalled for the eighth year at championships and keep our flag flying,” the Guyana Badminton Association said in a release.

Medalling for Guyana were:

Priyanna Ramdhani: Silver in U-17 Singles

Priyanna Ramdhani & Tyrese Jeffrey: Gold in U-17 Mixed Doubles

Priyanna Ramdhani : Gold in U-17 Doubles

Tyrese Jeffrey & Akili Haynes: Bronze in U-17 Doubles

Ambika Ramraj: Silver in U-19 Doubles

Jonathan Mangra: Bronze in U-19 Doubles

Match summary of the final day.

Under-17 Girls Singles final:

Priyanna Ramdhani (GUY) lost to Imani Mangroe (SUR) in a three setter: 2-21, 21-12, 21-13

Under-17 Girls Doubles final:

Priyanna Ramdhani (GUY) and Imani Mangroe (SUR) defeated Faith Sariman and Chaista Soemodipoero (SUR): 21-11, 21-13

Under-17 Mixed Doubles Semi-Final:

Priyanna Ramdhani and Tyrese Jeffrey (GUY) defeated Jair Naipal and Imani Mangroe (SUR): 21-12, 21-14

Under-19 Girls Doubles final:

Ambika Ramraj (GUY) and Shemara Linveld (SUR) lost to Nairobi Jimenez and Bermary Polanco (DOM): 21-4, 21-9.

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