The 58th edition of National Badminton Championship concluded successfully at Abdul Wali Khan Sports Complex, Charsadda.
In the men’s singles final, the winner of (Double) Asian youth games Colombo 2017, Muhammad Ali Larosh caused a major upset in the tournament as he thrashed Irfan Saeed, who competed at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games, by 2-1.
In all-WAPDA affair, Larosh etched his name as the national champion with the final score line of 15-21, 21-17, 27-25.
World no. 139 Mahoor Shahzad successfully defending her title since 2017. Mahoor Shahzad of WAPDA retained her title of the national champion winning the women singles final against Ghazala Siddique of WAPDA.
Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa graced the ceremony as a chief guest and distributed trophies, certificates and cash prizes of Rs500,000 amongst the winners.
Men Singles Final Results:
|M Ali Larosh (Wapda)||def||Irfan Saeed (Wapda) ||15-21, 21-17, 27-25|
Women Singles Final:
|Mahood Shahzad (Wapda)||def||Ghazala Siddique (Wapda)||21-6, 21-7|
Mixed Doubles Final Results:
|M Ali Larosh & Ghazala Siddique (Wapda)||def||Shoaib Riaz & Saima Waqas (Wapda) ||21-19, 21-17|
Women Doubles Final:
|Zubaira Islam (SNGPL) & Palwasha Bashir (NBP)||def||Mahoor Shahzad & Ghazala Siddique (Wapda)||21-12, 17-21, 21-15|