By our sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Dec 6: India had a brilliant day in the Open event of the 1st South Asian Regiol Badminton Tourment at the Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium here on Wedneday. As many as four players advanced into the semifils.
Aryaman Tandon and Arintap Dasguta stole the limelight in the boys’ singles competition, while Akarshi Kashyap and Ashmita Chaliha kept India’s flag flying high in the girls’ singles event.
Results: Boys’ singles: Aryaman Tandon (1) India bt Mohamed Aakif, Maldives 21-6, 21-14; bin Shrestha (4) Nepal bt L.Tshering Tshwing 21-12, 21-5; Arintap Dasgupta (3) India bt Gaurav Singh Bangladesh 21-7, 21-8; Dipesh Dhami (2) Nepal bt Hamidur Rahman Lukman Bangladesh 21-9, 21-15
Girls’ Singles:Aakarshi Kashyap (1) India bt Rashila Maharjan Nepal 21-6, 21-5; Jessica Gurung (3) Nepal bt Reshma Akhtar Bangladesh 21-13, 21-12; Ashmita Chaliha India bt Fathmath baaha (4) Maldives 21-7, 21-11; fha srullah (2) Maldives bt Phuninso Choden Thingh Bhutan21-9, 21-19.