Mathan crowned champion in adult category Gautam grabs Advance 1 crown
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The Victor Badminton Academy held its second coaching tournament was held at the Al-Sahil Sports Club in Abu Halifa recently.
Over 75 trainees participated in the tournament as part of the overall development of the child and the tournament exceeded everyone’s expectations through sheer dedication and skills.
The entire tournament was organized and conducted by the students of the academy with support from the coaches of the academy. The prizes were given by Sarin, Sreejith, Wilson Rebello, Sudeesh and Rajesh Panickar.
The tournament was held in 7 different categories — Adults, Advance 1, Advance 2, Advance 3, Intermediate, Beginner 1 and Beginner 2. All categories (singles) were played on the knockout format.
The winners are as follows:
Category (Adult): Winner – Mathan, Runner-up – Rajeeve KM; Semifinalists – Kiran Suresh Kumar and Delmin; the Fair Play Award winner was Don T James and best footwork – Rajeeve KM
Category – Advance 1: Winner – Gautam, Runner-up –Shreesh; Semifinalists –Vaibhav and Aaron; Fair Play Award winner – Vinayak; Best foot work – Akshara
Category – Advance 2: Winner – Abhiram Sanal Kumar, Runner-up – Shivesh; Semifinalists –Prabaharan and Roshan; Fairplay Award winner – Akash; Best foot work – Ryan
Category – Advance 3: Winner – Nikitha, Runner-up – Niranjan; Semifinalists Nivedhya and Parvathy; Fair Play Award winner – Parvathy; Best foot work –Nikitha
Category – Intermediate: Winner – Prathvush, Runner-up – Anna, Semifinalists – Abhishek and Asma; Fair Play Award winner – Shlok; Best foot work – Aisha
Category – Beginner 1: Winner – Christino; Runner-up – Adwithya; Semifinalists – William and Abhinav; Fair Play Award winner – Rachel; Best foot work – Yana
Category – Beginner 2: Winner – Mohammad; Runner-up – Afzal; Semifinalists –Akshay and Diona; Fair Play Award winner – Hanok; Best foot work – Avneeth
The success of any coaching organization happens to be the wholehearted support of the parents, VBA is fortunate to have an excellent support system with very involved and proactive parents.
Victor Badminton Academy is having its ongoing courses in Abu Halifa for kids (Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner) and adults. For details contact 60905315.
By Paul Francis X. Fernandes
Arab Times Staff