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Glasgow International Youth Badminton Championships - 2015

The tournament attracted 164 players from 12 nations to Scotstoun, Glasgow School of Sport and the Sir Craig Reedie BADMINTONscotland Centre, the three venues used for the event.

Scotland got off to a winning start at the third Glasgow International Youth Badminton Championships by taking the Under 13 team title. The young Scots defeated England’s Team Forza 3-1 in the final with France Under 12s third and Skyfall England fourth at the tournament organised by the Glasgow and North Strathclyde group. On the way to the final they defeated France 4-1, Wales 3-2 and Skyfall 3-2 in their Group A matches. The under 13 winners were: Kenneth Cheung, Callum Smith, Michael McGuire, Alice Campbell, Erin Waddell and Jodie Black.

In the Under 13 events Scotland took the boys’ doubles through top seeds Callum Smith and Kenneth Cheung while Alice Campbell defeated India’s top seed Jeel Patel 21-18, 21-11 to take the girls’ singles. Callum and Alice then teamed up for the mixed doubles and the 3 /4 seeds lifted the title with a 21-18, 21-9 victory over 5 /8 seeds Neil Bhabuta and Holly Williams of England.

Under 13 Finals
Boys’ singles: (5/8) Jack Taylor (Eng) bt (2) Neil Bhabuta (Eng) 18-21, 21-18, 23-21
Boys’ doubles: (1) Kenneth Cheung & Callum Smith (Sco) bt (2) Neil Bhabuta & Sid Palakkal (Eng) 12-21, 22-20, 21-18.
Girls’ singles: (5/9) Alice Campbell (Sco) bt (1) Jeel Patel (Ind) 21-18, 21-11.
Girls’ doubles: (3/4) Kim Feehily & Alexandra Troy (Fra) bt (2) Fiona Hallberg (Swe) & Alexandra Oprisan (Eng) 22-20, 22-20.
Mixed doubles: (3/4) Callum Smith & Alice Campbell (Sco) bt (5/8) Neil Bhabuta & Holly Williams (Eng) 21-18, 21-9.

Under 15 Finals
Boys’ singles: (1) Matthew Grimley (Sco) bt (3/4) Christopher Grimley (Sco) 21-19, 19-21, 21-18.
Boys’ doubles: (1) Christopher & Matthew Grimley (Sco) bt (2) Rory Easton & Jack Macgregor (Eng) 21-19, 21-11.
Girls’ singles: (2) Hannah Boden (Eng) bt (9/10) Lauren Middleton (Sco) 21-17, 21-11.
Girls’ doubles: (1) Anna Bygum & Sofie Nyvang (Den) bt (2) Lily Farnood & Sarah Sidebottom (Sco) 21-11, 17-21, 21-16.
Mixed doubles: (2) Christopher Grimley & Sarah Sidebottom (Sco) bt (1) Matthew Grimley & Lily Farnood (Sco) 14-21, 21-18, 21-19










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