NKBA trainees shine for Maha team at School Nationals

SPORTS REPORTER
Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy (NKBA) trainees made their presence felt as the Maharashtra team finished on an impressive note at the 64th National School Game Badminton Championship 2018 in Aurangabad recently.

Pune: Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy (NKBA) trainees made their presence felt as the Maharashtra team finished on an impressive note at the 64th National School Game Badminton Championship 2018 in Aurangabad recently.  

Maharashtra won the gold medal in the girls Under-14 team event, while the Under-14 boys team settled for the bronze medal.

Shreya Bhosale from NKBA was part of the girls Under-14 team which won the gold medal.

Meanwhile NKBA’s Pratham Wani and Suveer Pradhan played their part as they helped the boys team clinch the bronze medal in the Under-14 category.

It was an added delight for Pratham Wani as he returned home with an individual bronze medal in the Under-14 category.

In the Under-17 category, which was held earlier in Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh, NKBA trainee Sasmit Patil was part of the boys team which walked home with the gold medal. Aarya Deshpande added to the NKBA presence in the girls team, as they won the gold medal.

Other NKBA trainess, Parth Deshpande and Siddhi Jadhav were a part of the Under-19 boys and girls teams respectively.

NKBA at School Nationals:
Under-14:  
Shreya Bhosale — Girls Team Gold
Pratham Wani and Suveer Pradhan — Boys Team Bronze
Pratham Wani — Individual Bronze
Under-17:
Sasmit Patil — Boys Team Gold
Aarya Deshpande — Girls Team Gold
Under-19:
Parth Deshpande — Boys
Siddhi Jadhav — Girls

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