Commence of First Weekend Ranked Tournament

The first Weekend Ranked Tournament of the Advanced Winter Training was held today at Bebena Badminton Hall, Thimphu, with 26 participants taking part in a series of double matches. The objective of the tournament is to identify potential athletes and encouraging young players to continue playing badminton.

The tournament provided participants with valuable experience and exposure through competitive play. With only two more Weekend Ranked Tournament remaining, players were eager to make a strong display and secure their spot at the top of the rankings.

Congratulations to all the winners and participants. Federation is pleased to see the progress and growth of the players and are looking forward to the next tournaments where they hope to see the young players continue to participate and improve their skills.

Overall, the first Weekend Ranked Tournament of the was a great success. It provided a platform for young players to gain experience and exposure, and to be motivated to continue playing the sport.

Result of First Weekend Ranked Tournament:

First: Ngawang Rigsel Jurmey & Phuntsho Dema

Second: Tshering Sangay Phuntsho & Jigsel Tandin Wangyel

Third: Priyanshu Subba & Namgay Dem

Fourth: Deepak Acharya & Dechen Penjor

Women’s Singles Ranking (14/01/2023)
Rank Name Points
1 Phuntsho Dema 342
2 Namgay Dem 256
3 Kinley Wangmo 228
4 Kenzang Deolkar Gurung 219
5 Kuenzang Choden 204
6 Jigme Sonam Droelkar 189
7 Lhazin Namgay 185
8 Yeshi Tenzin Lhamo 181
Men’s Singles Ranking (14/01/2023)
Rank Name Points
1 Ngawang Rigsel Jurmey 342
2 Tshering Sangay Phuntsho 268
3 Jigsel Tandin Wangyel 268
4 Priyanshu Subba 256
5 Deepak Acharya 252
6 Dechen Penjor 252
7 Tshering Dendup 242
8 Pema Thinley 242
9 Nim Sangay 228
10 Kinga Tshering 226
11 Dorji Nima 226
12 Avik Balampaki 219
13 Sonam Tshering Dorji 204
14 Phuntsho Wangchuk 189
15 Tashi Norbu 185
16 Sonam Phuntsho Tsheten 181
17 Tshering Lhendup 171
18 Sonam Gurung 171