Pakistan – National Junior Badminton Championship 2018: Semis Held; Day To Crown The Jr. Champions

Airborne player attempting a shot during Pakistan National Junior Badminton 2018

LAHORE: On the Semi-final day after competitive and hard fought games the deserving players in some cases being supported by luck managed to move into the finals of National Junior Badminton Championship 2018.

Amal Munib (Punjab) and Alja Tariq (Balochistan) meet in the Girls U-18 Singles Final, Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Punjab) and Tayyab Shafiq (Punjab) qualify for the Finals of Boys U-18 Singles.

In the Girls U-16 Singles Sumaiya Tariq (Balochistan) and Zainab Chaudhry (Punjab) qualify for the Finals. Raza Ali Adil (Punjab) and Qari Adnan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reached in the Boys Single U-16 Final.

In the Boys Single U-14 Saad Amir (Punjab) and Umar Khan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reached in the finals.

In the Girls Double U-18 Laiba Masoud & Amal Munib (Punjab) and Alja Tariq & Masooma (Balochistan) reach in final.
In Men Doubles U-18 Abdullah & Zubair Shah (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Raja Zulqarnain and Tayyab Sahfiq (Punjab) reach in final.

The schedule of the finals is appended at the end.

The detailed results of the Semi-finals are as appended below:

Boys Single U-14 Semi Final

  • Saad Amir (Punjab) beat Usaid Gul ((Khyber Pakhtunkhawa) by 21-9, 21-12
  • Umar Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhawa) beat Malik Ghasif (Punajb) by 21-7, 23-21

Boys Single U-16 Semi Final

  • Qari Adnan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) beat Raja Hassan (Punjab) by 21-19, 21-15
  • Raza Ali Adil (Punjab) beat Taimur Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) by 21-15, 21-13

Boys Single U-18 Semi Final

  • Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Punjab) beat Muqsit Amir (Punjab) by 21-17, 21-10
  • Tayyab Shafiq (Punjab) beat Abdullah (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) by 21-17, 21-17

Boys Double U-18 Semi Final

  • Abdullah & Zubair Shah (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) beat Anas & Muqsit (Punjab) by 21-19, 21-17
  • Raja Zulqarnain & Tayyab Shafiq (Punjab) beat Hasheem Ul Hassan & Asad Tahir (Punjab) by 21-16, 16-21, 21-13

Girls Single U-16 Semi Final

  • Sumaiya Tariq (Balochistan) beat Mehr Un Nisa (Punjab) by 21-5, 21-5
  • Zainay Chaudhry (Punjab) beat Dina Shahzad (Islamabad) by 21-18, 21-9

Girls Single U-18 Semi Final

  • Alja Tariq (Balochsitan) beat Merab Bhandara (Punjab) by 21-13, 21-6
  • Amal Munib (Punjab) beat Laiba Masoud (Punjab) by 21-15, 21-17

Girls Double U-18 Semi Finals

  • Laiba Masoud & Amal Munib (Punjab) beat Maryam Shahzadi & Merum Chaudhry (Punjab) by 21-4, 21-6
  • Alja Tariq & Masooma (Balochistan) got walk over against Dina Shahzad & Zartasha Khan (Islamabad)

Results of the remaining the matches played on 13 October 2018:

Boys Single U-14 Quarter Final

  • Saad Amir (Punjab) beat Hashir (Khyber Pakhtunkhawa) by 21-18, 21-14
  • Usaid Gul (Khyber Pakhtunkhawa) beat Moiz Faisal (Punjab) by 25-23, 21-18
  • Malik Ghasif (Punjab) beat Amar Hassan Janjua (Punjab) by 21-6, 21-17
  • Umar Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhawa) beat Muhammad Ibrahim (Punjab) by 21-14, 14-21, 21-16

Boys Single U-16 Quarter Final

  • Qari Adnan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) beat Haseeb Ahmad (Punjab) by 21-13, 21-10
  • Raja Hassan (Punjab) beat Muhammad Hanif (Punjab) by 22-20, 18-21, 21-14
  • Taimur Awan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) beat Shahan Ullah (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) by 21-19, 21-16
  • Raza Ali Adil (Punjab) beat Muhammad Abuzar (Balochistan) by 21-14, 21-18

Schedule of Finals On 14-10-2018

Event – Time – Court No.

  • Boys U-18 Singles – 2:00 pm – 1
  • Girls U-18 Singles – 2:00 pm – 2
  • Boys U-16 Singles – 2:30 pm – 1
  • Girls U-16 Singles – 2:30 pm – 2
  • Boys U-14 Singles – 3:00 pm – 1
  • Girls U-18 Doubles – 3:00 pm – 2
  • Boys u-U-18 Doubles – 3:30 pm – 1
  • Prize Distribution – 4:00 pm

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