In the final leg of the 'Shuttle Express', which was inaugurated by Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal in the Capital, there were 16 students battling it out for a winning spot here on Sunday.
The final day of the Delhi leg included cut-throat matches between 8 participants from U16 Boys and Girls respectively across schools from Delhi/NCR at the Genesis Global School.
The action packed race for the top spots started with the quarterfinals which were followed by semifinals and finals. The winner from the Delhi leg will battle it out with the winners from other franchise cities in the National Finals to be held next month.
The 'Shuttle Express' will offer an incentive of Rs 10 lakh in prize money to the National winners in both the boys and girls singles events. Besides, the finalists in both the singles categories will also be given an opportunity to train at the Pullela Gopichand Academy.
In an announcement on the same day, Genesis Global School said that they will give a scholarship of Rs. 1 lakh to the winner and Rs 75000 for the runners up, should they wish to join the institution.
The list of winners: Swarnaraj Bohra, Porramet Nin, Kanika Kanwal, Bhavya Rishi.