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Gayatri, Lakshya, Kartikey win at World Junior Championship

18 Oct 2017, 21:59 IST

Yogyakarta (Indonesia), Oct 18 (PTI) Indian shuttlers Gayatri Gopichand, Lakshya Sen and Kartikey Gulshan Kumar reached the fifth round of the World Junior Championship, here today.

Gayatri overcame Denmark's Michelle Skodstrup 19-21 21-18 21-17, second seed Lakshya defeated China's Li Shifeng 21-16 21-11 and Kartikey made quick work of Canada's Brian Yang 21-15 21-12 in another match.

Men's doubles pair of Krishna Prasad Garaga and Dhruv Kapila dumped Korea's Tae Yang Shin and Chan Wang 21-12 21-16 also to reach the next round.

However, it was curtains for Aakarshi Kashyap, Rahul Bharadwaj and Ashmita Chaliha after they lost their respective matches here

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