Ashmita and Swarnaraj in Indian team
Online Staff/GUWAHATI, June 12: Two promising shuttlers of Assam Ashmita Chaliha and Swarnaraj Bora included in the Indian squad which will participate in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships. Jakarta will host the meet from July 22. In a release Badminton Association of India today said that the team was announced much earlier to give the players enough time for preparation. Ashmita will participate in the girls singles while Swarnaraj will play in the boys doubles category. Another former Assam player Angshuman Hazarika also named as one of the coach in the team.
The squad: Boy’s Singles – Jaswanth D, Lakshya Sen, Karthikey Gulshan Kumar, Arintap Das. Girl’s Singles – Aakarshi Kashyap, Prashi Joshi, Ashmita Chalia, Ira Sharma. Boy’s Doubles – Dhruv Kapila/Krishna Prasad, Swarnaraj Bora/Sai Pawan Karri, Krishna Podili / Vishnuvardhan Gaur. Girl’s Doubles – Rituparna Panda /U K Mithula, Ashwini Bhat/Apeksha, Anugraha/Reza Farhath. Mixed Doubles –Tapaswini S Roy/Sanjay Srivastav, Dhruv Kapila/U K Mithula, G. Krishna Prasad/ Partner (to be decided by coach).
Coaches: Sanjay Mishra, Arvind Bhatt, Anshuman Hazarika, Trupti Murgunde.Manager: Bamang Tago (Arunachal Pradesh) Sukant Das (Sikkim)