Tara Shah and Ayush Shetty are among the young talents to look forward to in action at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2023 as the Badminton Association of India announced the junior squad on Friday for the continental championships. BAJC 2023 will take place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from July 7-16.
Currently ranked 7th in the girls’ singles category in the BWF rankings, Tara Shah is a talent in the making. Ayush Shetty also secured his spot in the boys’ singles category. With the current world ranking of 20 in men’s singles in the BWF rankings and an impressive second position in the BAI rankings, Ayush is a valuable asset for the junior side.
Lakshya Sharma and Rakshitha Sree S also proved their mettle during the trials, securing the first position in the boys’ singles and girls’ singles category respectively.
Nicholas Nathan Raj and Tushar Suveer secured the top spot in the boys’ doubles category. Whereas, in the girls’ doubles section, Radhika Sharma and Tanvi Sharma got the first position.
Samarveer and Radhika Sharma stood first in the mixed doubles category.
The team comprises athletes who have showcased their remarkable performances during the Final Selection Trials (Junior) which was held at Karnal Singh Railway Stadium in New Delhi from June.