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05 Sep, 2018
This is the time for the
Maharashtra Junior Inter-District badminton championship 2018. Earlier, the
championship was held in Nagpur, but according to the most recent news on the
Nagpur badminton 2018, Thane will be hosting the Maharashtra Junior Inter-District
and State Badminton Championship for the Under-17 and Under-19 badminton
players. The Nagpur District Badminton Association (NDBA) has announced that
the championship will be held at the Dadaji Kondadev Stadium in Thane. The
six-day championships will start from Sept 4 and conclude on Sept 9.
In the Under-17 and
Under-19, there are 10 members in each of the mixed district teams including
five girls in every team. Before the initiation of the championships, the
selected players had a practice cam. It was held at the Subhedar Hall, and
under the guidance of the Coach Anant Apte, players practised for three days.
On Tuesday, the mixed team championship began.
All the shuttlers attended
the three-day camp except the shuttler Rohan Gurbani. Gurbani is getting
trained at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy Bengaluru is from the orange
city Nagpur. He joined the team on Monday.
After having a meet with the
NDBA president Kunda Vijaykar, the team hopped on the Sewagram Express on
Sunday as they started their voyage to Thane. On the occasion, Mangesh Kashikar
NDBA Secretary, and Shriram Purohit NDBA Vice-President were present along with
the member Bhavna Agrey.
Last year in July, the
championship was held at the Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur where Nagpur
district won the championship of the Under-17 category. However, the Under-19
category was won by the Mumbai Suburban by 2-3 in the decider match, last year.
district badminton squad
Rohan Gurbani, Sifat Arora, Jaskaran Suri, Ayush Jadhav,
Devika Kawale, Livia Fernandez, Chaitali Nayse, Shimpli Wasnik, Ananya
Rohan Gurbani, Gaurav Mithe, Gandhar Nawale, Nabeel
Ahmed, Hriday Deshmukh, Malvika Bansod, Rashi Lambe, Rutura Joshi, Sanika
Durugkar, Livia Fernandez.