North Sikkim Open Badminton Tourney concludes

Gangtok, 29 Oct:

The finals of the three-day2nd North Sikkim Open Badminton Tournament2018organised by Badminton Association of Mangan, North Sikkim concluded on 27 Oct in the presence of Member of Parliament, RajyaSabha, HisseyLachungpa, as chief guest, a press release informs.

In the category of open men’s & women’s singles,EmonRai and SelinaRai emerged as winners respectively while the open doubles’ category was won by Rewas& partner.

In under 16 girls’ category,AbihailLepchafrom Mangan emerged victorious with PranaySarkar from Namchi securing victory in the under 16 boys’ category.

Likewise, in the veterans’double category, RK Verma& partner secured the first position.

Speaking on the occasion, chief guest MrLachungpaapplauded the efforts of BAM andco-sponsor, NHPCStage IV Power Project for organizing the event.He stressed on sports being the need of the hour for youth and encouraged maximum participation.

General secretary, BAM, Zangmo Bhutia, extended gratitude to NHPC and other sponsors for their contribution in execution of the tournament.