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Indian junior shuttlers have smooth sailing

DNMUM425743 | 11/8/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :192



Mumbai: India’s mixed team registered its third consecutive win in its Group E tie, beating lower-ranked Faroe Islands 5-0 in the BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018 at Markham (Canada) on Tuesday.
India were put on the path of victory by the men doubles pair of Manjit Khawairapam and Dingku Singh who defeated Jonas Djurhuus and An M Jacobsen 21-11 21-7 even as Gayatri Gopichand, playing the women’s singles, downed Lena Maria Joensen 21-8 21-7 rather easily to consolidate their lead in 16 minutes.
For iran George, who played the men’s singles next, toyed with Arant A MyRini 21-6 21-7 in about quarter of an hour. It was then the turn of the women’s doubles pair of Aditi Bhatt and Tanisha Crasto who handed out a 21-9 2-19 d
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