SGGS-26, NPS-18 shuttlers emerge champions

Sri Guru Gobind Singh, Sector 26 and New Public School, Sector 18 shuttlers emerged champions in boy's and girl's sections in the badminton tournament held during the 2nd Mini Olympics, in Chandigarh on Wednesday. SGGS-26 boys defeated NPS-18 in the final while the NPS-18 eves defeated Sacred Heart-26 shuttlers to lay their hands on the title.

In the boy's section, Abhijot defeated Adheip 25-23, 21-16, 21-14 in the singles while he paired with Ayush to beat Nikhil and Vishal 21-14, 21-13 in the doubles category. In the girl's final, Muskan opened the account for NPS-18 by defeating Sanya 21-16, 21-18 and later she paired with Kalis to beat Sanya and Daaman 21-19, 21-12 to win gold.

Meanwhile, in netball, GMSSS-28 edged past GMSSS-20 by 18-17 to win the boy's title while Mount Carmel School, Chandigarh prevailed over GMSSS-28 by 8-6 to win the girl's title.

In karate, Mandeep Singh of GMSSS-29 claimed gold in sub junior below 30 kg category while Ashish of CL Aggarwal DAV-7 struck gold in sub-junior below 35 kg category. The others winners were Vivek Kumar from Kurukshetra (sub-junior below 40 kg), Prince Kumar from Hissar (sub-junior below 45 kg), Gurmeet from Hissar (sub-junior below 45 kg), Rahul of Ajit Karam Singh International Public School-41 (junior below 35 kg) and Rahul Kashyap of SGHPS-40 (junior below 40 kg).

In judo, Pooja of DAV-8 (40 kg), Babita of GGS-15 Panchkula (44kg), Mamta of GGS-15 Panchkula (48 kg), Rajni of GMSSS-32 (52 kg), Poonam of GGS-15 Panchkula (56 kg) and Seema of DAV-8 (61 kg) were the gold medallists in girl's section. Similarly, in the boy's section, the gold medallists were Sumit of GHS Sarangpur (40 kg), Rak Krishan of Shishu Niketan (45 kg) and Manjit Singh of Vishv Jyoti-68 Mohali (50 kg).

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