National Junior badminton championship attracts large turnout on first day


The Guyana Badminton Association’s National Junior Tournament served off to an exciting start Thursday afternoon at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

This tournament is seeing rivalry in Boys Singles, Girls Singles, Boys Doubles and Girls’ Doubles games in the U-11, U-13, U-15, U-17 and U-19 categories.

Results from the matches are as follows:

Under-19 Boys Singles:

Xavio Alexander defeated Frank Waddell 21-10, 21-14

Aiden Bhagwandin defeated Micheal Moorsalin 21-15, 21-12

Jonathan Robinson defeated Matthew Spooner 21-19, 22-20

Raah Russell defeated Karsen Abrams 21-17, 21-18

Haresh Persaud defeated Juan Ferreira 21-17, 21-18

Viraj Singh defeated Jedidiah Uwagboe 21-12, 21-17

Manav Sharma defeated Nathan Morrison 21-11, 21-6

Under-19 Girls Singles:

Malia Haley defeated Alyssa Dick 21-15, 16-21, 21-16

Navaeh Eastman defeated Genvieve Bookram 21-13, 21-5

Aiden Bhagwandin

Under-17 Boys Singles:

Haresh Persaud defeated Avinash Ramnarine 21-16, 18-21, 21-11

Jedidiah Uwagboe defeated Nikolas Pollard 21-3, 21-3

Aiden Bhagwandin defeated Gabriel Felix 21-9, 21-10

Matthew Spooner defeated Micheal Moorsalin 21-6, 21-12

Frank Waddell defeated Juan Ferreira 21-9, 21-10

Xavio Alexander defeated Nathan Morrison 21-6, 21-10

Jonathan Robinson defeated Karsen Abrams 21-12, 21-16

Under-15 Boys Singles:

Aiden Bhagwandin defeated Ruel Rambirichie 21-4, 21-8

Jaquan Nedd defeated Nicholas Sawh 21-19, 15-21, 21-15

Micah Holder defeated Nikolas Pollard 21-14, 21-5

Under-15 Girls Singles:

Gabrielle Felix defeated Genvieve Bookram 21-16, 21-11

Malia Haley defeated Tanuja Netram 21-5, 21-6

Navaeh Eastman defeated Maleeah Hinckson 21-2, 21-1

Preliminary matches will continue on Friday from 17:00h, with the category finals set for Saturday.

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