38th Inter Dist and 64th State Level Badminton C'ship: Daina-Valinda pair clinch U-19 girls doubles title


By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 4 : L Diana Devi and Valinda H combined well to clinch the U-19 girls' doubles title at the 38th Inter District and 64th State Level Badminton Championship which is underway at Indoor Stadium DM College Campus under the aegis of Manipur Badminton Association.
L Daina and Valinda sealed a 21-19, 24-22 win against K Priya and Sananu Maisnam duo to claim the U-19 girls doubles title today.
The day also saw completion of semi-final line up of men's singles, women's singles, U-19 boys singles, U-19 girls singles competitions.
Men's Singles
Bidyasagar Salam cruised into the semi-final of the men's singles competition today with a dominating 21-6, 21-11 win against K Nganba Singh before S Jotinchandra booked his ticket to the semi-final with a convincing 21-6, 21-9 win against L Romesh.
Matic Rohe managed a 21-18, 21-16 win over S Manisana in another quarter final match to ease into the semis while L Unilkumar sent Jomi Singam packing with 21-16, 21-13 finish and completed the semi-final line up.
Women's Singles
Ksh Maheshwori Devi booked the semi-final berth in the women's singles competition today with an easy 21-19, 21-16 win over L Daina Devi in the quarter final today.
In other quarter final clashes, Sagorika N thrashed L Rebika Devi  21-19, 21-16; Y Dhanabati trounced M Elina Devi 21-7, 21-11 and N Angita Devi carved out 19-21, 21-16, 21-8 win over M Priya Devi to make themselves into the semi-finals.