LUCKNOW || City lad Siddhartha Mishra has brought laurels to Lucknow by winning a national badminton championship, his family informed on Saturday. An ace badminton player, Mishra has won the CBSE National Championship that was played at Sun Beam Lahartara from December 4 to December 7.
It had the schools who were the winners of their respective cluster tournaments. There were 3 age categories – under 14, under 17 and under 19.
Sun Beam Lahartara Varanasi claimed the overall Championship title. Aviral Yadav won the singles in under-14, Ansh Raj Gupta won the singles title in under-17 and Siddhartha Mishra won the title for Under-19 age group.
All winners incidentally were from Sun Beam Lahartara Varanasi. Siddhartha Mishra defeated Harsh Rana from Delhi in Finals with a score of 15-8, and 11-2 (conceded). Siddhartha Mishra was the captain of Sun Beam Lahartara Varanasi team. In the past too Mishra has won several states and big league tournaments.