Mumbai, August 25, 2022: Over 900 skilled shuttlers from across Maharashtra impressed the audience with their performance during the 6th edition of PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship 2022. The Maharashtra state edition of the tournament concluded today at Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai and the closing ceremony applauded the rise of 10 Badminton champions across 5 categories.
In the Boys Singles U-17 category, Soham Phatak from Vile Parle defeated Malhar Ghadi from Virar with score 21-14 21-13. In Girls Singles U-17 category, Naishaa Kaur Bhatoye from Mumbai defeated Alisa Chettiar from Kalyan with score 21-4 21-4.
Sameer Bansal, Chief Distribution Officer, PNB MetLife said, “We have witnessed an extraordinary demonstration of enthusiasm, determination, and commitment during the past three days. I want to congratulate the winners, and wish them luck for the finals. Our objective, at PNB MetLife, is to use sports as an effective medium to empower children with positive self-esteem and help them strengthen their mental and physical prowess. The competition helps in nurturing the right talent at an amateur level, thereby fostering their growth and ability to perform at larger platforms.”
The next leg of this year’s championship moves to Bangalore and will run from 27-30 August 2022. Join us at Yuve Champion Academy because India’s next Badminton champion could be amongst the young players competing there!
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