Shillong, Sep 25: The East Khasi Hills District Badminton Association won 14 out of 16 events at the Meghalaya State Badminton Championship, which concluded in Tura yesterday.
West Jaintia Hills prevented a clean sweep by claiming the remaining two titles. EKH also claimed a majority of the silver medals, though there were several for WJH, East Garo Hills, West Khasi Hills and Young Talents Badminton Club of Mawlai as well.
The four-day event began on 21st September. This was only the second time that Tura played host to the state championship and came after a gap of more than 25 years.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma was present on the final day to hand out the prizes.
|U-19 mixed doubles||Stephan N Marwein/Prathna Tamang (EKH)||Mewanpyntngen Shadap/Sneha Chettri (EKH)|
|Senior mixed doubles||Ritu Raj Nag/Pratiksha Joshi (EKH)||Kiefer W Shullai/Elsarica Umdor (EKH)|
|U-15 girls’ singles||Sneha Chettri (EKH)||Netania T Tariang (EKH)|
|U-19 boys’ singles||Mohit Joshi (EKH)||Jai Asher Kshiar (EKH)|
|U-17 boys’ doubles||Banshanbor Lamare/Wompher Emi Law (WJH)||Hunbait S Mannar/Lechan Suchiang (WJH)|
|U-15 boys’ doubles||Raynell Kharbuki/Pratham Majumdar (EKH)||Aditya Sharma/Aaron S Momin (EKH)|
|Women’s doubles||Sejjal Joshi/Sheetal Joshi (EKH)||Catherine Lyngdoh/Catheresa Lyngdoh (YTBC)|
|Men’s singles||Mebanker Shullai (WJH)||Ritu Raj Nag (EKH)|
|U-17 girls’ singles||Pratiksha Joshi (EKH)||Sneha Chettri (EKH)|
|U-19 girls’ singles||Elsarica Umdor (EKH)||Pratiksha Joshi (EKH)|
|U-19 boys’ doubles||Mohit Joshi/Jai Asher Kshiar (EKH)||Amchangbirth Sangma/Enrique R Marak (EGH)|
|U-17 boys’ singles||Mohit Joshi (EKH)||Raynell Kharbuki (EKH)|
|Women’s singles||Elsarica Umdor (EKH)||Sejjal Joshi (EKH)|
|U-15 girls’ doubles||Sneha Chettri/Netania T Tariang (EKH)||Lestrimai J Marak/Doreenzia Kharbani (WKH)|
|Men’s doubles||Ritu Raj Nag/Kiefer W Shullai (EKH)||Mebanker Shullai/Gregereo Passah (WJH)|
|U-15 boys’ singles||Pratham Majumdar (EKH)||Gavin Kharbuki (EKH)|
(Photo: Conrad K Sangma/Facebook)