SMVDSB Staff Badminton Tournament | Pooja wins women's singles titles

JAMMU: Pooja Kotwal bagged the women's singles title in the Staff Badminton Tournament of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) which was organised by sports wing of the Board at Police Badminton Hall, here today.

In the final, Pooja defeated Ekta Kumari in straight sets of 21-15, 21-13. The men's singles title went to Sumit Sharma, who outplayed defending champion, Vipin Sharma 2-0 (21-13, 21-14).

The men's doubles final won by the pair of Sumit and Udaypratap, who beat the duo of Vipin Sharma and Yoginder 2-1 (21-23, 21-17, 21-19) in a well contested and exciting competition.

Meanwhile, the second phase of the tournament for the staff working in Adhkuwari, Bhairon ji temple, Hemkoti, Sanjichhat and Bhawan areas shall commence from next week in the disciplines of Badminton and Table Tennis.

"Likewise last year, there will be inter zonal championship in these two disciplines for the staff," informed Director Sports, SMVDSB, Ashok Kumar.

Others present were Dinesh Gupta, Abhishek Sharma, Vikram Singh Jamwal, Ram Prashad Gupta, Dinesh Nanda, Pooja Salathia, Aarti , Jigmath and large number of badminton players were present.


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