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CISCE Regional Badminton Tournament held at St George’s College

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By OUR STAFF REPORTER

Mussoorie, 16 Jun: The CISCE Regional Badminton Tournament was successfully conducted by St George’s College, here, on 15 & 16 June. A total number of 13 zones from UP and UK Region including around 158 players participated in the tournament.

The 13 zones from U.P. & UK Region that participated in the tournament were Allahabad Zone, Agra Zone, Bareilly Zone, Ghaziabad Zone, Gorakhpur Zone, Jhansi Zone, Kanpur South Zone, Kanpur North Zone, Lucknow Zone A, Lucknow Zone B, Meerut Zone, Varanasi Zone and Uttarakhand Zone.

The tournament was conducted in both Individual and Team Events in three categories – Boys Under 14, Boys Under 17 and Boys Under 19.

In the finals of the Boys Under-14 Category (Individual Event), Shivesh Gupta of Prayagraj Zone defeated Vaibhav Rawat of Uttarakhand Zone by 21-16, 21-8.

In the final of the Boys Under-14 Category (Team Event), Prayagraj Zone defeated Uttarakhand Zone, 2-0.

In the finals of the Boys Under-17 Category (Individual Event), Yashodhan Basnet of Uttarakhand Zone defeated Mohammad Irfan of Gorakhpur Zone by 21-4, 21-12.

In the finals of the Boys Under-17 Category (Team Event), Uttarakhand Zone defeated Lucknow Zone (A) by 2-0.

In the finals of the Boys Under-19 Category (Individual Event), Abhay Singh Rawat of Uttarakhand Zone defeated Shubhansh Pratap Singh of Agra Zone by 21-8, 21-15.

In the finals of the Boys Under-19 Category (Team Event), Agra Zone defeated Uttarakhand Zone by 2-1.

The prizes to the winners and the runners-up were given by Brother Babu Varghese (Superior, St George’s College) and Brother Felix Kumar (Vice-Principal & Sports Secretary, St George’s College) respectively.

The selected students will now represent UP & UK Region at the nationals.

Brother Ramesh Amalanathan (Principal, St George’s College) congratulated all the prize winners and extended his gratitude to the referees and the heads of all participating institutions for their enthusiastic participation and meticulous preparation, which ensured the success of the event.

The CISCE Regional Badminton Tournament was successfully conducted under the supervision of Brother Babu Varghese (Superior, St George’s College), Brother Ramesh Amalanathan (Principal, St George’s College), Brother Felix Kumar (Vice-

Principal & Sports Secretary, St George’s College), Anand Thapa (Sports Coordinator, St George’s College), Digvijay Singh Rawat (Badminton Coach, St George’s College), Bhavnesh Negi and the members of the Sports Department.