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India wins gold, two silver at Slovenia Junior Open

26   //    22 Sep 2017, 15:05 IST

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) India's young paddlers put up a strong showing at the Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open, winning a gold and silver in the junior boys team event and another silver in the cadet girls category.

The India A boys overcame the formidable Chinese Taipei trio while their B counterparts got the better of the Thai-USA team to make it an all-India final.

The India B boys, led by Snehit Suravajjula, Parth Virmani and Anukram Jain, pulled off a minor 3-2 upset by toppling the A team that featured Jeet Chandra, Manav Thakkar and Manush Shah in the title round.

Suravajjula began the march for India B by beating the higher rated Chandra 3-2 (11-6, 7-11, 11-6, 2-11, 11-8) in the opening singles. Parth Virmani however couldn

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