Ayush Shetty wins U-19 boys singles event at All India Junior Ranking Badminton tournament; Darshan Pujari-Abhinav Thakur triumph in doubles

Ayush Shetty emerged as the Under-19 boys singles champion at the Yonex-Sunrise Union Bank of India All India Junior Ranking Badminton tournament in Bengaluru on Friday.

The six-day-long tournament was organized by Prakash Padukone Sports Management at the Padukone Dravid Center for Sports Excellence in Bengaluru.

On the eve of the sixth and final day, Darshan Pujari was in line to bag a double crown. However, Karnataka teenager Ayush Shetty spoiled Darshan’s party with a splendid performance.

Maharashtra’s Darshan had to be satisfied with an Under-19 boys doubles title as he and Abhinav Thakur emerged as champions.

Vennala K and Shriyanshi Valishetty excelled in the U-19 girls doubles.  (Pic credit: BAI)

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