Odia Girl Wins National U-13 Badminton Tournament

Bhubaneswar: Tanvi Patri of Odisha won the girl’s singles title at the National Sub-Junior (U-13) Badminton Tournament in the final in Lucknow on Wednesday.

11-year-old Tanvi who is currently undergoing training at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) in Bengaluru defeated Divyanshi Gautam 21-7, 21-10 only in 22 minutes. With this win, Patri took the prize money of Rs 60,000.

This is her second title after National U-13 ranking tournament in Maharashtra in which she won her maiden title earlier this month. Tanvi also spent few years in China where she was being trained by Chinese coach Jiang Yong Yi. Her father Rabinarayan was employed as a software professional in China at that time.

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