National junior and senior badminton champion Narayan Ramdhani blasted his way into the quarterfinals of the 11 Peru Under-19 Junior International World Ranking Tournament currently being held in Lima, Peru at the Regatas Club Badminton Courts.
Narayan Ramdhani in action
The world ranked player reached the quarterfinals in the boy’s singles by defeating Gabriel Urteaga Hammond: 21- 11, 21-14
Ramdhani who is also sponsored by Suburst teamed up with national junior player Jonathan Mangra to reach the quarterfinals in the boy’s doubles by defeating Mariano Novoa and Gustavo Alfredo Salazar: 21-17, 21-14
The tournament is Ramdhani’s first international tournament for 2016 after recovering from a knee ligament injury he picked up at the Suriname Open International late November 2015 after executing a jump smash and landed on a slippery court. This caused his training to be slightly affected but is seemingly coping well.
The tournament continues this evening with the players playing to get into the semifinal and the medal round.
Meanwhile Mangra lost his singles match in the first round in a thrilling three setter to Mariano Novoa: 17-21, 21-12, 18-21.
The GBA also thanked the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA), the National Spots Commission (NSC), Yellow Mining and Bounty Farm for assisting our two players to attend this tournament.