13-yr-old Ibrahim wins Srinagar Badminton championship

13-year-old Ibrahim Qureshi on Monday won the 26th Srinagar

District badminton championship title that was held at Sheri-Kashmir Indoor Stadium here.

Playing in the men’s category after having won his own age category earlier, Ibrahim Qureshi defeated Ishfaq Ahmad in the final by 21-19, 21-18 sets.

SanjivArora bagged the first position in the veteran’s category while as Qureshi had also Under-15 title, defeating Aman Mir in straight sets.

In the women’s category, AzraQadir bagged the title defeating Hadiya Anwar in straight sets by 21-15, 21-11 in final.

In the Veteran’s singles (35 years and above) Arora maintained his supremacy in the category by beating UzairKachroo 21-15, 21-17 sets.

Commissioner Secretary PDD Hridesh Kumar was chief guest at the concluding function and distributed prizes among the winners.

The championship was organised by Srinagar District Badminton Association under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Badminton Association.