Published On : Tue, Apr 23rd, 2019

Manke bags triple crown in media badminton tourney

Nagpur: Navbharat’s Ameya Manke continued his dream run and bagged triple crown in Gaikwad-Patil Internaitonal School-SJAN Media Badminton Tournament at Subhedar Hall, here on Tuesday.

The tournament was organised by Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagpur in association with Department of Sports and Physical Education of RTM Nagpur.

Manke, who already clinched men’s singles title, won men’s doubles and mixed doubles titles too. In the men’s doubles final pairing with Mahesh Sarangi, he defeated Lokmat duo Ashish Jain-Pravin Kathane 21-12, 21-12. Then in the mixed doubles final, Ameya- Kajal Chopde duo got the better of Suhas Nayse-Deblina Dasgupta of ToI 21-14, 21-10.

Principal of Gaikwad Patil International School Shabih Chaurasia, NDBA secretary Mangesh Kashikar distributed the prizes. Coordinator of Gaikwad Patil Group Preeti Kalbande, SSK Naidu and others were also present on the occasion. The winners were given cash prizes, trophies along with T-shirts and kit bags sponsored by Yonex Sunrise.

Men’s doubles semis: Ashish Jain-Pravin Kathane ( Lokmat) bt Suhas Nayse- Fakhruddin Bora (ToI) 21-12, 12-21, 21-8; Ameya Manke-Mahesh Sarangi (Navbharat) bt SS Ahmad (navbharat)- Farhan Qazi (Nagpur Today) 21-7, 21-14.

Final: Ameya Manke-Mahesh Sarangi bt Ashish Jain-Pravin Kathane 21-12, 21-12.

Mixed doubles final: Ameya Manke- Kajal Chopde (Navbharat) bt Suhas Nayse-Deblina Dasgupta (ToI) 21-14, 21-10.