Three Indians secure medals at Badminton Asia U17, U15 Junior C’ships

New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Jagsher Singh Khangurra, Bornil Aakash Changmai and Tanvi Sharma advanced to the semifinals of the Badminton Asia U-17 and U-15 Junior Championships to assure themselves of a medal on day 4 of the tournament in Chengdu, China on Friday.
In the boys’ U15 singles category, Jagsher defeated China’s MA Chu Xuan 21-14, 21-13 in just 28 minutes, while Bornil emerged victorious in a closely-contested match against Korea’s Park Jung Bin, securing a 21-19, 22-20 victory.
Tanvi Sharma overcame a first-game loss to register a 20-22, 21-15, 21-15 win over Liao Jui-Chi of Chinese Taipei in the girls’ U17 singles quarter-final match.
In the girls’ U17 doubles match, Tanvi and Reshika Uthayasooriyan faced a 10-20, 20-22 defeat against the Chinese pair of Fu Xin Yi and Qin Shi Yang.
Jagsher and Bornil will face off in the boys’ U15 singles semi-finals on Saturday, while Tanvi will face second seed Anyapat Phichitpreechasak of Thailand in girls’ U17 singles semi-final tie.

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