Stabroek News Sunday
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:
1st- Narayan Ramdhani & Jonathan Mangra
2nd- Akili Haynes & Tyrese Jeffrey
3rd- Marlon Chung & Priyanna Ramdhani
1st- Priyanna Ramdhani & Shivannie Persaud
2nd- Anna Perreira & Christina Kumar 3rd- Ayanna Watson & Emily Ramdhani
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