Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Bits Pilani team lift badminton title in BSF

From the gulf today
April 26, 2011
DUBAI: Hosts Bits Pilani, Dubai won the girls singles and doubles title in the badminton final of the Bits Sports Festival.

In the singles final, Bits Pilani, Dubai’s Jhankar Agarwal defeated Mahe Manipal’s Nikita Phadke 15-3 and 15-4.

In the doubles, Lehar Chugh partnering Pooja Shah beat Nikita Arora and Sahiti Raju of Mahe 15-9 and 15-4.

Earlier in the boy’s semi-finals, Zubair Ahmed of Bits Pilani-Dubai defeated Fawad of Preston University in straight sets 21-10, 21-14.

Another Bits Pilani’s player Thahzeem cemented his team’s position in the finals by defeating John of Preston University in straight sets (21-11, 21-4). In the doubles, Thahzeem and Sameer Lele of BITS Pilani, Dubai beat John and Sidique (21-14, 15-21, 21-7). Meanwhile, Bits Pilani, Mahe Manipal, CUD and Al Hilal entered the  semi-finals of the in the basketball tournament.

BITS Pilani, Dubai knocked out BIT Ranchi while CUD defeated DMC.

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