सामयिक विषय: Badminton

Premier Badminton League 2018

Premier Badminton League, 2018

Question: Hyderabad Hunters won the title of Premier Badminton League, 2018 by defeating which of the following team?
(a) Chennai Smashes
(b) Awadh Warriors
(c) Bangalore Blasters
(d) Mumbai Rockets
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • 4thedition of premiere badminton league (PBL) concluded in various cities of India. (December 23, 2017-14 January, 2018)
  • Sponsor-Vodafone
  • Total eight participant teams Hyderabad Hunters, Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Delhi Dashers, Bengaluru Blasters, Chennai Smashers, Awadh Warriors, North Eastern Warriors and Mumbai Rockets.
  • Final was held in Hyderabad on January 14, 2018.
    Winner Team-Hyderabad Hunters (4-3)
    Runner up Team – Bangalore Blasters

Reference:
http://www.pbl-india.com/fixtures

india lift first south asian regional badminton tournament 2017

1st South Asian Badminton Tournament

Question: Which country won the title of the first South Asian Regional Badminton Tournament concluded recently?
(a) India
(b) Nepal
(c) Maldives
(d) Bangladesh
Answer: (a) 
Related Facts: 

  • First South Asian Regional Badminton Tournament concluded at Tarun Roy Fukan Indoor Stadium, Guwahati (Assam). (November 29-December 8, 2017)
  • The tournament was organized jointly by Badminton Asia with the Indian Badminton Association and the Assam Badminton Association.
  • In this tournament, India defeated Nepal by 3-0 to win the title.
  • Aryaman Tandon of India defeated Dipesh Dhami in the men’s singles finals.
  • In the women’s singles finals, Ashmita Chaliha of India defeated Rashila Maharjan of Nepal.
  • In men’s doubles, pair of Arintap Dasgupta and Krishna Prasad Gof India defeated the pair of Dipesh Dhami and Nabin Shrestha of Nepal.
  • India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan participated in this tournament.

Reference:
https://www.aninews.in/news/sports/others/india-beat-nepal-3-0-to-lift-1st-south-asian-badminton-title201712052231250002/
http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/badminton/india-beat-nepal-3-0-to-lift-south-asian-badminton-title-4969789/

YONEX-SUNRISE HONG KONG OPEN

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open, 2017

Question: Tai Tzu Ying (Taiwan)  won women’s singles title in Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open, 2017 by defeating which of the following player?
(a) Saina Nehwal
(b) P.V. Sindhu
(c) Mads-Pierre Kolding
(d) Ratchanok Intanon
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts:

  • Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open tournament concluded in Kowloon, Hong Kong. (21-26 November, 2017)
  • The main results of the competition are as follows:
  • Men’s Singles
    winner-Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia)
    runner up-Chen Long (China)
  • Woman’s Singles
    winner-Tai Tzu Ying (Taiwan)
    runner up- PV Sindhu (India)
  • Men’s Doubles
    inner-Marcus Fernando Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (both Indonesia)
    runner up- Mads Conrad Petersen and Mads-Pierre Kolding (both Denmark)
  • Women’s Doubles
    winner-Chen Quingchen and  Jia Yifan (both China)
    runner up-Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu (both Indonesia)
  • Mixed Doubles
    winner-Zheng Siwel and Huang Yaqlong (both China)
    runner up-Mathias Kristiynsn and Kristina Pedersen (both Denmark)

Reference:                 
http://bwfworldsuperseries.com/results/3060/yonex-sunrise-hong-kong-open/2017-11-26

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