BWF World Junior Championships: Unnati advances to Round of 16, Anupama bows out

The 14-year-old Unnati, ranked world No. 5 in the junior badminton rankings and the fifth seed in the tournament beat Italy’s Gianna Stiglich 21-11, 21-7.

Hooda, who became the youngest Indian to win a BWF Super 100 title after claiming the Odisha Open women’s singles title in January, will next face Hina Akechi of Japan in the pre-quarterfinals.

However, it was the end of the road for world No. 3 Anupama Upadhyay at the junior championships. The top seed lost to China’s Zhang Xin Ran 15-21, 10-21.

Zhang will next face South Korean shuttler Na Kyung Park, who ousted Rakshita Sree Ramraj, another Indian 21-13, 21-13.

Meanwhile, S Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian, the highest-ranked Indian men’s singles player at world No. 4, kept himself al pain. They were natives of Badki Kharari village under Kargahar police station. Another person Manish Singh, a native of adjoining Babhni Pahadi, also died due to abdominal and joint pain.

The villagers claimed that a large number of persons were ill in these two villages. Some of them have been admitted in private hospitals. They were clueless about the reasons for such illnesses.

Jagdish Singh, father of Manish Singh, said: “My son complained of acute pain in the stomach and joints. We took him to a local hospital but he died on the way. He was in unbearable pain. The reason for it is still not known.”

Arjun Paswan, the father of Budhu and Chandan Paswan, informed: “My sons complained about acute pain in the head. They soon became unconscious and died.”

The family members of the deceased cremated them without a postmortem. Officials of the Rohtas health department were not aware of the deaths due to acute and unbearable pain.

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