Panaji, Jan 20 (UNI) Twenty-six badminton players today qualifed for SAG 63rd Inter-state, Inter-zonal and 72nd Senior National Badminton championship, organised by the Goa Badminton Association (GBA).
The qualifying round started yesterday for eight men's singles and doubles each, four women's singles, two women's doubles and four mixed doubles at Indoor stadium complex, Camapl in North Goa.
Men's singles (Qualifiers): Ajay Jayaram, Nikhil Kohlatkar (both from Maharastra), P Vinay Kumar Reddy, B Kiran Kumar, C Msashidhar and N N Vinayak (all from Andra Pradesh), Rajib Goswami (Assam) and Rajiv Bajaj (Rlys).
Men's doubles (Qualifers): B Kiran Kumar (AP)&K Tanishq (BSNL), Abhidanaya Sawant&Prasad Shetty (Mah), RMV Guru Sai Dutt&K Tarun (AP), Arun Nandaluri (AI)&Anil Kumar Raju (AP), Prashant Bahatre (MAH)&Manish Rawat (Rlys), N N Vinayak&Udai Bhaskar (AP), Ameya Joshi&Nikhil Kohlatkar (Mah), Tanvir Gil (Delhi)&S D S Krishna (K'taka).
Women singles (Qualifers): Gayatri Vartak (Mah), Parssa Naqvi (Rlys), Mudra Dhainje (Mah) and M Shruti (Rlys).
Women's doubles (Qualifiers): B Deepthi Priyadarshni&V Jyoti Swaroopa (AP), Jui Agaskar&Mudra Dhainje (Mah).
Mixed doubles (Qualifers): B Deepthi Priyadarshani (AP)&Jayan James (Rlys), Abantika Deka&Dibjyoti Bora (Assam), Saumya Padhye (K'taka)&Sankar P Gopan (Ker) and V Jyoti Swaroopa&T Krishna (AP).
The 63rd Inter-state Inter-zonal championship will be played from tomorrow and 72nd Senior National championship gets underway from January 23 to 27.
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