Priyanshu, Gayathri reign supreme in all-India junior badminton

Priyanshu defeated fourth-seeded Akash Yadav 21-11, 23-21 while top-seeded Gayatri Gopichand put it across Samiya Imad Farooqui 22-20, 21-10.

The winners and runners-up in the All-India junior ranking (under-19) badminton championship in Jaipur on Tuesday.   -  Special Arrangement

Priyanshu Prajawat and Gayatri Gopichand won the boys and girls singles titles respectively in the All-India junior ranking badminton championship (under-19) in Jaipur on Monday.

In the boys singles, top-seeded Priyanshu defeated fourth-seeded Akash Yadav 21-11, 23-21 while, top-seeded Gayatri put it across her fellow trainee at Gopi Academy and seventh-seeded Samiya Imad Farooqui 22-20, 21-10 in a match that lasted 40 minutes.

The results

All finals: Boys: Singles: Priyanshu Prajawat bt Akash Yadav 21-11, 23-21.

Doubles: Ishaan Bhatnagar & Edwin Joy bt Shankarprasad Udayakumar & Syamprasad Udayakumar 27-25, 17-21, 23-21.

Girls: Singles: P. Gayathri bt Samiya Imad Farooqui 22-20, 21-10.

Doubles: Treesa Jolly & V.S. Varshini bt Kavya Gupta & Khushi Gupta 21-10, 21-12.

Mixed doubles: B. Navneeth & B. Sahithi bt Dingku Singh Konthoujam & S. Kavpriya 21-14, 21-18.