India’s young paddlers extended their purple patch on the international stage, clinching two silver and three bronze medals in the 2018 Serbian Junior and Cadet Open here on Thursday night.
Patel-Anukram Jain and Radhapriya Goel-Anusha Kutumbale emerged as the stars, winning the silver in the Junior Boys’ doubles and the Junior Girls’ doubles categories respectively. Diya Chitale-Swastika Ghosh also excelled in the Junior Girls’ Doubles category, claiming the bronze medals, one along with Raegan Albuquerque in the Junior Boys’ Doubles and the other in the Junior Boys’ Singles event.
In the finals, Deepti-Anukram got off to a winning start but lost their next two games to the Indonesia-Thailand combination of Yanapong and Gerald. They however, restored parity by winning the next one but lost the decider 8-11 to settle for the silver medal.
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From Online Sources