सामयिक विषय: Badminton

US Open Grand Prix Gold 2017

US Open Grand Prix Gold

Question: H.S. Pronnoy won the men’s singles title of the US Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Competition defeating…
(a) Sameer Verma
(b) Parupalli Kashyap
(c) Anand Pawar
(d) Rahul Yadav Chittabotania
Ans: (b)
Related facts:-

  • 2017 YONEX US OPEN concluded in California, USA (July 19-23, 2017).
  • Competition Results:
  • Men’s singles
  • Winner-H.S. Pronnoy (India)
  • Runners-up – Parupalli Kashyap (India)
  • Women’s singles
  • Winner-Aya Ohori (Japan)
  • Runners-up-Michelle Li (Canada)
  • Men’s doubles
  • Winner-Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko (both Japan)
  • Runner-up Lu Ching-Yao and Yang Po-Han (both Chinese Taipei)
  • Women’s doubles
  • Winner-Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan (both South Korea)
  • Runner-up Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara (both Japan)
  • Mixed Double
  • Winner- Seung Jae Seo and Kim Ha-Na (both South Korea)
  • Runners-up, Kim Won Ho and Shin Seung-Chan (both South Korea)
  • Pranay is the first Indian to win the title of the US Open starting from 1954.

Related Links;-
http://bwfbadminton.com/results/2987/2017-yonex-us-open/podium
http://www.thehindu.com/sport/other-sports/prannoy-clinches-us-open-grand-prix-badminton-title/article19340994.ece

RUSSIAN OPEN GRAND PRIX 2017

Russia Open Grand Prix-2017

Question: Who won the men’s singles title of the recently concluded Russia Open Grand Prix Badminton tournament?
(a) Vladimir Ivanov
(b) Ivan Sozonov
(c) Vladimir Malkov
(d) Sergei Sirant
Ans: (d)
Related facts:-

  • Russian Open Grand Prix 2017 concluded in Vladivostok, Russia. (July 18-23, 2017)
  • Competition Results-
  • Men’s singles:-
  • Winner-Sergey Sirant (Russia)
  • Runner-up Vladimir Malkov (Russia)
  • Women’s singles:-
  • Winner-Evgeniya Kosetskaya (Russia)
  • Runners-up, Sonia Cheah (Malaysia)
  • Men’s doubles
  • Winner-Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov (both Russia)
  • Runner-up- Kah Mingchooi and Low Juan Shen (both Malaysia)
  • Women’s doubles:-
  • Winner-Akane Araki and Aoi Matsuda (both Japan)
  • Runner-up- Yuho Imai and Minami Kawashima (both Japan)
  • Mixed couple
  • Winner- Peng Soon Chan and Yee See Cheah (both Malaysia)
  • Runner-up – Keiichiro Matsui and Akane Araki (both Japan)

Related Links:-
http://bwfbadminton.com/results/3018/russian-open-grand-prix-2017/podium
http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=8FC077DF-0C43-4868-B573-8F4E9DACE3EA

2017 YONEX Canada Open

Yonex Canada Open, 2017

Question: Who amongst the following has won the women’s singles title of the Canada Open badminton championship on July 16, 2017?

(a) Kristi Gilmour
(b) Saena Kawakami
(c) Mayu Matsumoto
(d) Naru Shinoya

Answer- (b)
Related facts:

Yonex Canada open badminton Championship BWF series, 2017 concluded in Alberta, Canada. (July 11-16, 2017)

Competition Results-

Men’s singles

Winner-Kanta Tsuneyama(Japan)

Runner-up Kento Momota (Japan)

Women’s singles

Winner-Saena Kawakami (Japan)

Runner-up Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland)

Men’s doubles

Winner-Peter Briggs and Tom Wolfenden both (England)

Runner-up-Kim Won Ho and Seung Jae Seo (Seoul. Korea)

Women’s doubles

Winner-Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara (both Japan)

Runners-up Chisato Hoshi and Naru Shinoya (both Japan)

Mixed doubles

Winner-Kim Won Ho and Shin Seungchan (both Seoul Korea)

Runner-up Choi Solgyu and ChaeYoo Jung (both Seoul Korea).

 Reference:
http://bwfbadminton.com/results/2662/2017-yonex-canada-open/podium
https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=A03D2D0A-5612-4982-8972-BCC30942ED7B&draw=2
https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=A03D2D0A-5612-4982-8972-BCC30942ED7B&draw=6

 

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