Tura, January 15 : The highly anticipated Badminton games commenced today at the Tura Indoor Hall in Hawakhana, treating spectators to a display of exceptional skills and talents from players representing various districts.

In an exhilarating Men’s Badminton encounter, Mewanlamkupar of Eastern West Khasi Hills triumphed over Hunbait S Manner from West Jaintia with a hard-fought victory of 18-21, 21-11, and 23-21 points. Another gripping match saw Stephan Marwein of East Khasi Hills defeating Biswajit Ghosh from West Garo with a close scoreline of 21-18, 20-22, and 22-20 points. Civilo Ch Momin of South West Garo Hills secured a win against Nangkiewshaphrang from Eastern West by 23-21, 21-19.

Gaurav Dutta of West Garo Hills had a commanding performance, clinching an easy victory over Jefrryford Lyngdoh from West Khasi Hills District with straight points of 21-16, 21-11. Enrique Syiem of Ri-Bhoi exhibited his prowess by defeating Banshanlang Pariong from West Khasi with a scoreline of 21-12, 21-10. Raynel Kharbuki of East Khasi Hills showcased his skills with a victory against Banshanbor Lamare from West Jaintia Hills District, securing points at 21-9, 21-14. Dabiangsakani of West Jaintia Hills emerged victorious against Baphishisha Marshillong from West Khasi Hills with a score of 21-18, 21-12.

The Badminton competition kicked off with intense matches, promising an exciting tournament ahead. Stay tuned for more updates as the Meghalaya Games 2024 continues to unfold.