Priyanna Ramdhani stars in Guyana’s 12-medal haul


The CAREBACO Regional Under-11, 13, 15 and 17 Championship ended on Wednesday (August 29) when the finals were played and the presentation of awards was made.

Guyana’s Priyanna Ramdhani, who made the podium her second home in Suriname, was crowned the Triple Champion of the Under-17 Regional Individual Championships after she got the highest points in the Girls Doubles and won the Girls Singles and Mixed Doubles.

“This is her last tournament at CAREBACO and she was very outstanding, standing up to the three tournaments which started on the 17th and concluded on the 29th. She definitely stands as the best player at this year’s CAREBACO,” the Guyana Badminton Association said.

Under-17 Girls Singles Final:

Priyanna Ramdhani defeated Chaista Soemodipoero of Suriname: 21-6, 21-7

Under-17 Mix Doubles Final:

Priyanna Ramdhani & Vance Juteram of T&T defeated Jair Naipal & Erisa Bleau of Suriname: 21-15, 21-7

The Association said it is “extremely happy” with the performance of the players at the championship.

“It was the best for us as it’s the first time we are playing and medalled in the Seniors International and also it’s the first time we won the Under-19 International,” the Association said.

Guyana copped eight medals at the event. Priyanna Ramdhani led the charge with eight, inclusive of five gold, two silver and a bronze, while Narayan Ramdhani got two bronze and Jonathon Mangra and Mishka Beharry copped one each.

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