September 30, 2016

Guyana claim bronze at International U-19 badminton tournament

The Guyanese top doubles pair of Sunburst Champion Narayan Ramdhani and Jonathan Mangra won

Narayan Ramdhani (right) and Jonathan Mangra pose with their medals

Narayan Ramdhani (right) and Jonathan Mangra pose with their medals

bronze in the under-19 Boys doubles at the II Peru Under-19 Junior International World Ranking Tournament held in Lima Peru at the Regatas Club Badminton Court on Friday evening.
In the semifinals boys doubles playoff, Ramdhani and Mangra lost in a three setter to Peru’s Rodrigo Camogliano Telge and Nicolas Macias with Guyana winning the first game: 21-18 and losing the next two: 9-21, 16-21.
The duo performed extremely well at the tournament which will augur well for their experience going forward.
The Guyana Badminton Association (GBA) expressed their pleasure in the success of the duo and commended both players for their superb play.
The GBA also thanked the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA), National Sports Commission (NSC), Yellow Mining & Bounty Farm for making it possible for the players to participate in the tournament.
The GBA’s junior 10-Member team will now be preparing for the Suriname Easter Junior Under-15 and 19 International Championships to be held in Paramaribo from March 25-27.

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