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Ramdhanis dominate Trophy Stall’s annual Christmas doubles badminton tournament


Priyanna Ramdhani got the better of her brother Narayan in the mixed doubles final of the annual Trophy Stall sponsored Open doubles competitio­n which brought the curtain down on the Guyana Badminton Associatio­n’s efforts for the year.

Narayan Ramdhani and Johnathon Mangra were the men’s doubles champions while Priyanna Ramdhani and Shivani Persaud were the victors of the women’s doubles. Akili Haynes and Priyanna Ramdhani copped first place in the mixed doubles category.

The tournament is the first to be held following the death of Guyana Badminton Associatio­n President, Gokarn Ramdhani, and brought the curtains down for 2021.

Over the last week, players were involved in intense doubles and mixed doubles events and the Guyana Badminton Associatio­n said that it would like to express gratitude to Ramesh Sunich for his sponsorshi­p of trophies.

The results of the tournament are as follows:

The over-all results are:

Men’s Doubles:

1st- Narayan Ramdhani & Jonathan Mangra

2nd- Akili Haynes & Tyrese Jeffrey

3rd- Marlon Chung & Priyanna Ramdhani

Women’s Doubles:

1st- Priyanna Ramdhani & Shivannie Persaud

2nd- Anna Perreira & Christina Kumar 3rd- Ayanna Watson & Emily Ramdhani

Mixed Doubles:

1st- Akili Haynes & Priyanna Ramdhani 2nd- Narayan Ramdhani & Mishka Beharry

3rd- Jonathan Mangra & Shivannie Persaud

Men’s Doubles Consolatio­n Winners: Mahender Sharma & Jason Stephney

Mixed Doubles Consolatio­n Winners: Tyrese Jeffrey & Christina Kumar

Results of Matches Played on Final Day: Men’s Doubles Finals:

Narayan Ramdhani & Jonathan Mangra defeated Akili Haynes and Tyrese Jeffrey 21-12, 21-18

Women’s Doubles Finals:

Priyanna Ramdhani & Shivannie Persaud defeated Anna Perreira & Christina Kumar 21-18, 21-13

Mixed Doubles Finals:

Akili Haynes & Priyanna Ramdhani defeated Narayan Ramdhani & Mishka Beharry 21-13, 21-14

Men’s Doubles Conslation Finals: Mahender Sharma & Jason Stephney defeated Matthew Klautky & Matthew Singh 21-10, 21-13

Mixed Doubles Consaltion Finals:

Tyrese Jeffrey & Chgristina Kumar defeated Esa Sanichara & Priyanka Shivnauth 21-17, 21-18

 ?? ?? Guyana Badminton cxecutives, Darrell Carpenay and Marlon Chung with the winners
Guyana Badminton cxecutives, Darrell Carpenay and Marlon Chung with the winners

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