Siril Verma clinched silver at World Junior Badminton Championships

China’s Chia Hung Lu clinched the gold medal at the Boys' singles event held in Lima, Peru.

Created On: Nov 17, 2015 11:17 ISTModified On: Nov 19, 2015 14:52 IST

Young shuttler Siril Verma on 15 November 2015 grabbed a silver medal at the BWF World Junior Championships held in Lima, Peru.

China’s Chia Hung Lu clinched the gold medal at the Boys' singles event.

With this, Verma joined the ranks of Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, H.S. Prannoy and Sameer Verma, who have won medals for India in the World junior championships.

Verma came into limelight when he clinched the Junior U15 Asian Championships title in 2013. He also became the first Indian player to win the Badminton Asia Youth Championships in 2013.

The 15-year-old shuttler trains at the Pullela Gopichand Academy.

Verma was born on 25 December 1999 in Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana).

About BWF World Junior Championships

The BWF World Junior Championships is also known as the World Junior Badminton Championships.

It is a tournament organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to crown the best junior badminton players (under-19) in the world.

Now get latest Current Affairs on mobile, Download # 1  Current Affairs App

Take Weekly Tests on app for exam prep and compete with others. Download Current Affairs and GK app

एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

Comment ()

Related Categories

Post Comment

5 + 8 =