Priyanshu Rajawat claims men’s singles title at Bahrain International Series
Indian shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat claimed the men’s singles title at the Bahrain International Series Badminton at Isa Town last night. Seventeen year old Rajawat beat top-seed Jason Anthony Ho-Shue from Canada in the finals 16-21, 21-7, 21-12 in the summit clash.
Top-seeded Indian mixed double pair of Juhi Dewangan and Venkat Gaurav Prasad also finished at the top. They defeated Thailand’s Pannawat Theerapanitnun and Kanyanat Sudchoeichom 21-18, 21-16 in 34 minutes to bag the gold medal.
In women’s singles, Ira Sharma finished second best. Second seeded Indian men’s doubles pair of Rohan Kapoor and Saurabh Sharma settled for the runners-up position.