2 Assam shuttlers in Indian squad
Online Staff/GUWAHATI, Aug 21: Two promising shuttlers of the state Iman Sonowal and Ashmita Chaliha will represent India in two different International Championships which are schedule to be held in October.
Iman will participate in the Asian Badminton Championship which is scheduled to be held in Myanmar from October 4 while Ashmita will be the part of the Indian squad which will participate in the BWF World Junior World Badminton Championship in Indonesia. The meet will kick off on October 9.
The secretary of the Assam Badminton Association Omar Rashid informed the media that two former shuttlers of the state-Suranjan Bhobora and Bahniman Bora- appointed as the coach of the two Indian teams. Bahniman will travel to Indonesia and Suranjan will accompany Iman Sonowal in Myanmar.
Badminton Asia Championships
Under -17 Boys – Maisnam Meiraba, Dhruv Rawat, Iman Sonowal, Aakash Yadav, Amit Rathore, Sathish Kumar, Edwin Joy, Arvind V Suresh, Vishnu Vardhan, Ishan Bhatnagar, Khush Chug; Reserves – Sai Charan Koya, Sarath D, Rohan Gurbani,Pranoy R
Under-17 Girls- Gayatri Gopichand, Akarshi Kashyap, Unnati Bisht, Malvika Bansod, Ritika Thakar, Samiya Imad Farooqui, Varshini VS, Sahiti Bondini, Kavi Priya S, Keyura Mopati; Reserves – Amolika Singh, Ashi Rawat, Simran Singhi, Trisha Hegde, Drithi Yatheesh
Under -15 Boys – Sidhant Gupta, Ayush Raj Gupta, Punshiba Yengkhom, Jayant Rana, Varun Kumar, Vikas Yadav, Arshan Shaik, Shubham Patel, Sanjeev Rao, Khajamoinuddin Shaik; Reserves - Shankar Muthusamy, Arshad Shaik, Rithvik Sanjeevi, Tushar Bhandari, Chaynit Joshi, Mayank Chaudhary, Manish Chaudhary
Under-15 Girls – S Kavipriya, Sneha Rajwar, Gayatri Gopichand, Samiya Farooqui, Ashi Rawat, Kriti Bhardwaj, Treesa Jolly, Reza Mahreen,Tanya Hemant, Aditi Bhat; Reserves - Janani Ananthkumar, Maheshwari Kshetrimayum, Bhargavi K, Shruti Moghe, Khushi Thakkar
BWF World Junior Championships
Boys – Lakshya Sen, Rahul Bhardwaj, Kartikey Gulshan Kumar, Aryaman Tondon, Dhruv Kapila, Krishna Prasad, Sanjay Srivatsa, Siddhart Elango, Krishna Sai Kumar Podile, Arintop Das Gupta, Dinku Singh, Manjit Singh; Reserves – Swarn Raj Borah, Deep Rambia, Saurabh Kerhalkar
Girls – Akarshi Kashyap, Ashmita Chahlia, Purva Barve, Gayatri Gopichand, Mithula UK, Rituparna Panda,Simran Singhi,Ritika Thakar,Vaishnavi Jakka Reddy, Ira Sharma,Malika Bansod; Reserves – Ashwini Bhatt, Apeksha Nayak