Champions crowned in World Badminton Day tournament


The Guyana Badminton Association’s World Badminton Day Tournament came to a conclusion at the weekend with the category champions crowned at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

The final day of the two-day tournament, sponsored by Total Solutions, was attended by Sport Minister Charles Ramson Jr. and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Kashif Muhammad.

Notably, students of the Badminton Nursery Programme, the brainchild of the Sport Minister, participated in the tournament.

The results of the tournament are as follows:

U-11 Girls Singles

2nd       Kristin Bhagwandin

1st        Eva Bowling

U-11 Boys Singles

3rd        Lester Thomas

Manvir Sharma

2nd       Francis Thomas

1st        John Thomas

U-15 Girls Singles

3rd        Malia Hayley

Himanshi Kumar

2nd       Naveah Eastman

1st        Mishka Beharry

U-15 Boys Singles

3rd        Nikolas Pollard

Nathan Morrison

2nd       Gabriel Felix

1st        Aiden Bhagwandin

U-19 Girls Singles

3rd        Naveah Eastman

Alyssa Dick

2nd       Alima Eastman

1st        Mishka Beharry

U-19 Boys Singles

3rd        Manav Sharma

Jonathan Robinson

2nd       Joanthan Debidin

1st        Matthew Beharry

U-23 Girls Singles

3rd        Alyssa Dick

Priyanka Shivnath

2nd       Mishka Beharry

1st        Priyanna Ramdhani

U-23 Boys Singles

3rd        Jaurel Hendricks

Matthew Beharry

2nd       Tyrese Jeffrey

1st        Akili Haynes

Open Women’s Doubles

3rd        Ayanna Watson and Emelia Ramdhani

Priyanka Shivnath and Mishka Beharry

2nd       Christina Kumar and Anna Perreira

1st        Priyanna Ramdhani and Ambika Ramraj

Consolation Open Men’s Doubles

2nd         Andrew Browne and Jason Stephney

1st           Matthew Klautky and Nkosi Beaton

Open Men’s Doubles

3rd        Jaurel Hendricks and Matthew Beharry

Veerendra Bhagwandin and Anthony Stephens

2nd       Akili Haynes and Tyrese Jeffrey

1st        Marlon Chung and Jonathan Mangra

There was special presentation made to Priyanna Ramdhani for her academic excellence, graduating with a 3.8 GPA overall in Business Management/Sports Management Major from Olds College in Canada.

This award was made possible by Ramesh Sunich and his family of the Trophy Stall.

Gift vouchers were also presented by Earl Carribon, General Manager of Sol Guyana, to the winners of the consolation round of the Men’s Open Doubles category and the first place winners of the Men’s and Women’s Open Doubles category.

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