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Ritika Thaker and Malvika Bansod From Nagpur To Represent India at Asian Youth Badminton Championships

Malvika bansodMalvika Bansod, a student of Centre Point School, Dabha from Nagpur and Ritika Thaker have been selected to represent India at the Asian Youth (U-15 and U-17) Badminton Championships to be held
at Kudus, Indonesia from October 7 to 11 2015.

Malvika, aged 14, is selected to represent India in U-15 girls singles, Malvika Bansod trains under Kiran Makode at the VBA Hall, Shankar nagar, and it will be a maiden international tournament for Malvika Bansod.

Ritika-Thakkarwhile Ritika Thaker a Standard IX student of Chanda Devi Saraf School, also aged 14 will play in two events, the U-15 girls doubles and U-15 mixed doubles.

Ritika will partner Mumbai’s Simran Singhi in the girls doubles category and Ritika will also partner Maisnam Meiraba of Manipur to play in the mixed doubles category.

For Ritika it will be her second overseas tournament. Ritika had represented India during the Junior ABC at Bangkok.

SCG Thailand Grand Prix Gold Open 2015, Bangkok – Thailand

Badminton World FederationSCG Thailand Open

(Day 2, Round One):

Men’s Doubles:

Alwin Francis/Arun Vishnu of India went down to Li Junhui [3]/Liu Yuchen of China in their opening doubles encounter ina well fought three game affair. The scores being 17-21, 21-15, 21-15.

Mixed Doubles:

  1. Arun vishnu/Aparna Balan go down fighting in their first round Mixed Doubles match against Tang Chun Man/Poon Lok Yan of Hong Kong 21-12, 21-19.
  2. Gaurav Venkat/Juhi Dewagan lost to Yuki Kaneko/Shizuka Matsuo pair from japan in the other mixed doubles encounter. Scores: 21-5, 21-17.

(Day 1, Qualifying, Round One):

Mixed Doubles:

Dinesh Chaudhry/Lalita Dahiya of India lost to Thailand’s Wannawat Ampunsuwan/Pacharapun Chochuwong in the qualification round 21-6, 21-3.

Women’s Singles:

Laitha Dhiya went down to Thailand’s Thamolwan Poopradubsil in the women’s singles encounter, the scores being 21-9, 21-7.

(First Round):

Men’s Singles:

Abhishek Yelegar lost to Ng Ka Long Angus [9] of Hong Kong in his first round encounter. After fighting it back in the second set, he lost in the third game to his opponent. Scores, 21-7, 15-21, 21-6.

List of Indian Participants:

Men’s Singles:

  1. Abhishek Yelegar.

Women Singles:

  1. Lalitha Dahiya.

Men Doubles:

  1. Alwin Francis/Arun Vishnu.
  2. Anilkumar Raju/Gaurav Venkat.

Women Doubles:

No Entries.

Mixed Doubles:

  1. Arun Vishnu/Aparna Balan.
  2. Gaurav Venkat/Juhi Dewangan.
  3. Dinesh Choudhry/Lalita Dahiya.

About the Tournament:

SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold is to be held at the Thunder Dome stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.

Tournament dates: 9/29/2015 to 10/4/2015.

Prize Money: USD120,000.

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Indian Contigents for The SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold 2015 – Bangkok

SCG Thailand Open

SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold is to be held at the Thunder Dome stadium, Bangkok, Thailand starting from September 29 to October 4 2015.

Abhishek Yelegar is the only Indian taking part in singles event.

Alwin Francis and Arun Vishnu face against the stronger Chinese pair of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen [3], while Anilkumar Raju and Gaurav Venkat will meet the Malaysian pair of Kien Keat Koo and Boon Heong Tan in their respective men’s doubles opening encounters.

In the mixed doubles event Arun Vishnu and Aparna Balan play against the Indonesia’s Hendra Aprida Gunawan and Shendy Puspa Irawati, while Gaurav and Juhi Dewangan will take on the Japanese pair of Yuki Kaneko and Shizuka Matsuo.

To know more about this tournament,

Visit: http://www.badmintoninindia.com/tournaments/scg-thailand-open-gpg-series-grandprix-gold-series-/459

To know more about the tournament results,

Saina Nehwal in SCG Thailand Open 2013

Saina Nehwal is participating in the SCG Thailand Open that started today.

Saina is participating in three major tournaments in Asia this month starting with this Thailand Open, followed by the Indonesian Open at Jakarta and then the Singapore Open.

Latest Update: At the end of the qualifying rounds, none of the Indian qualifying players have made it to the main draw.