Sameer, Sindhu to lead 16-member team to Asia Youth C`ship
New Delhi: Young rising shuttlers Sameer Verma and PV Sindhu will lead a 16-member Indian team at the Badminton Asia Youth U-19 Championships at Gimcheon, Korea from June 30 to July 7.
The Indian team comprising eight boys and as many girls will leave tomorrow to participate in the prestigious tournament, a Badminton Association of India (BAI) release said.
Beside Sameer, the boys team comprises C Rohit Yadav, Pratul Jodhi, Abhishek Yeligar, B Venkatesh, BT Hemanagendra, G Gopiraju and Santosh Ravuri, while the girls team include Aarthi Sara Sunil, Riyal Pillai, G Ruthvika Shivani, Rituparna Das, K Maneesha, J Meghana, Poovisha S Ram.
Chief junior Coach Abhinn Shyam Gupta and foreign coach Hendra Mulyano will also accompany the team, along with manager Bijoy Koijam and physiotherapist Yogesh Shetty.