‘Mogaveers Helpline’ Holds Badminton Tourney at Mangala Stadium
‘Mogaveers Helpline’ Holds fabulous Badminton Tourney at Mangala Indoor Stadium
Mangaluru: The ‘Mogaveers Helpline’, an International Community Service Forum recently organized the ‘Mogaveers Only Badminton Tournament’ at Mangala Indoor Stadium.
In the Opening Ceremony Chief Coordinator Shirish Kumar delivered the keynote address and welcomed the guests and gathering. Santhosh Kumar Hosbet briefed about the objectives of the Forum. Lakshaman Kanchan also spoke on the occasion. Kamalaksha Amin, Bolar [International Power-Lifter] inaugurated the programme and wished success. Key Officials Sevanthi Shriyan, Venugopal Puthran and Surendra Shriyan, also Mogaveera frontrunner Nithin Kumar were present on the dais.
Nearly 50 male and female badminton players of different age groups participated in this tournament. Badminton lovers and other enthusiasts including some from Bombay, Bengaluru, Dubai, Oman and Bahrain were in the crowd and in the contest to have real fun and regale of this wonderful day-long tournament. The total contest was spectacular with all the contestants playing superbly in singles and doubles category.
After exhibiting their stunning talent in the badminton tourney, the following players won the titles in the breathtaking final clashes. Lokanath Bolar [International Power-Lifter] was the Chief Guest in the Post-Match Presentation Ceremony and distributed the prizes to the winners jointly with other guests who were present on the dais.
Men’s Singles: Winner – Dheeresh. Runner up – Ravichandra
Women’s Singles: Winner – Suhana. Runner up – Poorvi
Men’s Doubles: Winners – Dheeresh & Jnanesh. Runners up: Suhal & Sujan.
Women’s Doubles: Winners – Poorvi & Harshitha. Runners up – Rishitha & Pratheeksha.
Besides, as a befitting gesture some of the famed Sportspersons viz. Vijaya Kanchan [International Power-Lifter], Nayana Shriyan [International Power-Lifter], Bhanumathi Mendon [International Power-Lifter], Dinesh Kunder [International Athlete’s Coach] and Shreema Priyadarshini [International Athlete] were honoured in the Valedictory Ceremony. All these achievers were honoured by different guests and Forum Officials. Mr. Dinesh Kunder has delivered the reply speech on behalf of all the achievers who have received the honour.
In all, it was a magnificent badminton event which organized and watched in a larger format. Thus, mesmerizing both the contestants and the sports lovers and hence the game spirit was existent everywhere throughout the tourney. Well-Known Sports Expert Sevathi Shriyan delivered the vote of thanks. In the Closing Ceremony, another key Official Guruprasad Padubidri briefed about the present and future plans of the Forum. Renowned presenter Yashavanth Boloor hosted the stage programmes of both segments. Some of the generous and spirited members of the community based locally and abroad jointly sponsored the sports event which will surely be remembered by one and all for a long time.