Indian challenge ends in Junior Badminton

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:09 IST

Indian challenge in the World Junior Individual Badminton Championship being played at Richmond, Canada has come to an end.

New Delhi:

Indian challenge in the World Junior Individual Badminton Championship being played at Richmond, Canada came to an end with the loss of Aparna Balan and Saina Nehwal in the girl's doubles. Balan and Nehwal went down to fifth seeds Pei chen Hsieh and Pei Ling Tsai of Chinese Taipei 15-7 15-4 in the pre-quarterfinals late last night, according to information received here today. The unseeded Indian pair had defeated Japanese pair of Mayu Sekiya and Yukina Oku 15-8 15-4 in the first round and then got the better of Netherlands' Eefje Besselink and Ilse Vaessen 17-14 15-3 enroute to the last 16. The Indian challenge in the boys singles, doubles and girls singles had ended on the second day of the competition itself. (PTI)

Topics : Badminton
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