IMPHAL, August 20: Dickson, Devjit, Malemnganba and Thoithoi have entered the semi-finals of the U-17 Junior Boys’ Singles event of the ongoing 57th State Badminton Championship at the MBA, Indoor Hall DM college campus.
L Dickson defeated T Dinachandra by 21-17, 22-20, RK Devjit defeated RK Sanajaoba by 21-10, 21-14, Y Malemnganba defeated Samir Hussain by 16-21, 21-16 and 21-12 while H Thoithoi defeated O Aimson by 21-18,9-21 and 21-17 in the quarter final matches played today.
In the Veteran Singles (40+), first round matches played today, Bulte Lothang defeated N Arun by 21-17, 21-12 while H Inaocha defeated K Surchand by 21-3, 21-5.
In the Veteran Singles (55+), first semi-final match, A Suniti Kumar defeated H Ahongjao by 21-12, 21-7.
In the Veteran Singles (50+), first semi-final match, S Jatra Singh defeated Y Samarendra by 21-15, 21-10.
In the U 17 Junior Girls’ doubles semi-final matches, Y Dhanabati/Puja Kamei defeated Kh Rosni/N Chaobakiran by 21-14, 21-14, while the pair of M Somibala and N Purnima defeated Priyanka Bora and Angita N by 21-5, 21-8.