A first for NE, Laa Robin wins U-13 boys’ singles title in PNB MetLife JBC

A first for NE, Laa Robin wins U-13 boys’ singles title in PNB MetLife JBC

ITANAGAR, Aug 14: In a first for North East India, State’s upcoming shuttler Laa Robin has created history by becoming the U-13 boys’ singles champion in the PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship held at Thyaga Raj Sport Complex, New Delhi on August 6 and 7 last.

Robin beat Numair Shaik of Andhra Pradesh 21-16, 22-20 in the final.

He was awarded a meritorious certificate, trophy along with Rs 70,000.

Earlier, Robin got first round bye, in second round got walk over. In quarter final, he beat Adityam Joshi of MP 15-9, 15-9. In semifinal, Robin defeated N Pranav Ram 7-15,15-7, 15-14.

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