The start of the 37th Open Faridabad District Badminton championship 2016 at Manav Rachna Sports academy witnesses a record 580 registrations!

The 37th Open Faridabad District Badminton championship 2016 got off to a flying start with an impressive count of 580 entries, a record in the history of Faridabad District Badminton Association!  The Tournament which is being held from July 9-12, 2016, is being hosted by Manav Rachna Sports Academy under the able guidance and leadership of Dr. Amit Bhalla, President FDBA (Faridabad District Badminton Association) and Vice Preseident, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions. This is also the first time that a unique system of player IDs have been issued to District Badminton players so as to track the success of players and that no hidden talent goes incognito.

The opening ceremony witnessed the august presence of Dr. Amit Bhalla, President FDBA  and VP, MREI in the gracious presence of Sanjay Sapra (General Secretary), Dr M.M Kathuria  (Patron), C.K Bhai (Patron), Anand Mehta (Patron) , Sunil Bhardwaj (DSO), Akhil Kalia (Executive member), FDBA and Sarkar Talwar Patron FDBA and Sports Director MREI among others.

Dr Amit Bhalla, in his inaugural address said, “The District Badminton Championship is an ideal platform for badminton players to test their sporting acumen. It is also a time to bond with some of the finest talents in the sport and build bridges of friendship. We hope all the players at the Championship would give off their best and come out with flying colours. Above all, the District Badminton Championship would bring badminton closer to the players and people of Faridabad whose love and passion for the sport is well known.” President, FDBA Dr Amit Bhalla also revealed his motto at the Ceremony highlighting the fact that this tournament and association would be an example for others to follow.

It is noteworthy, that the 37th Open Faridabad District Badminton championship 2016 is being held at the sprawling sports arena of the Manav Rachna Sports Academy, Sector 14, Faridabad. The categories of the Championship include the Under 13 (Singles and Doubles); Under 15 (Singles and Doubles); Under 17 (Singles and Doubles), Under 19 (Singles and Doubles). There would also be a special Men & Women (Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles) category in the tournament.

Results for the day are as under:

U-13 Category

Girls  Single

  • Ananya Goyal Beat Ayushi Sharma               –  (15-6 , 15-4 )
  • Anmol Kharb Beat Tiya Maheshwari              –  ( 12-15, 15-14, 15-13)

U-13 Category

Boys   Single  

  • Aditya Goyal Beat Eshaan Singh –  ( 15-13,15-12 )
  •  Archit Gupta Beat Somansh –  (15- 5 , 15-5)