Sasmit Patil impresses at annual Li Ning NKBA Summer Tournament

SPORTS REPORTER
Friday, 17 May 2019

In the Junior Boys final, Sasmit Patil beat Nikhil Chetry 21-19, 21-17 to emerge victorious. Meanwhile Riya Habbu, Tejas Shinde, Sanika Patankar and others defeated respective opponents to clinch titles in respective categories.

PUNE: Sasmit Patil finished on a high winning the Player Of The Tournament award at the 9th Annual Li Ning NKBA Summer Module Tournament which took place at Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy (NKBA) situated in the Balewadi Sports Complex from May 13 to 15.

In the Junior Boys final, Sasmit Patil beat Nikhil Chetry 21-19, 21-17 to emerge victorious. Meanwhile Riya Habbu, Tejas Shinde, Sanika Patankar and others defeated respective opponents to clinch titles in respective categories.

In the Junior Girls final, Riya Habbu beat Siddhi Jadav 16-21, 21-12, 21-14 to walk home with the title. The Boys Singles, Under-15 final witnessed Tejas Shinde beating Pratham Wani 21-19,12-21, 21-19.

In the Girls Singles, Under-13 final, Riddhima Sahrawat beat Ananya N Agrawal 18-21, 21-13, 21-19 to emerge victorious.

In the Girls Singles, Under-15 final, Sanika Patankar stole the show getting past Ojal Rajak with the score reading 21-14, 21-11.

In the Boys Singles, Under-13 final, Yashraj Kadam beat Arjun Bhagat 21-19, 21-13 while the Girls Singles Under-11 final saw Aditi Agrawal walking with top honours beating Sanskruti Joshi 21-11,21-12.

The chief guest for the event was Narendra Sopal, Jt.Director Sports Govt. Of Maharashtra who was felicitated by Kanetkar Sports Foundation (KSF) Chairman Dr Rahul Kallianpur.

Also present on the occasion was Jayant Pawar, Founder & Owner of Solaris Club. He awarded the Player of the Tournament Trophy to Sasmit Patil.

RESULTS: (Finals)
GS U11: Aditi Agrawal bt Sanskruti Joshi 21-11, 21-12
BS U11: Avadhut Kadam bt Sachet Tripathy 21-9, 21-8
GS U13: Riddhima Sahrawat bt Ananya N Agrawal 18-21, 21-13, 21-19
BS U13: Yashraj Kadam bt Arjun Bhagat 21-19, 21-13
GS U15: Sanika Patankar bt Ojal Rajak 21-14, 21-11
BS U15: Tejas Shinde bt Pratham Wani 21-19, 12-21, 21-19
Jr Girls: Riya Habbu bt Siddhi Jadav 16-21, 21-12, 21-14
Jr Boys: Sasmit Patil bt Nikhil Chetry 21-19, 21-17.
Jr Boys Doubles: Dhruv Thakore and Arya Thakore bt Sasmit Patil - Venkatesh Agarw 21-19, 21-14
Corporate Doubles Finals: Ashish Inchekar and Shailesh Bhave beat Suhas Patil and Prasad Paralikar 18-21,21-8, 22-20.

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