Guwahati girl Ashmita Chaliha wins Dubai International Badminton Challenge
GUWAHATI: Nineteen-year-old Ashmita Chaliha from Guwahati won the Dubai International Challenge badminton tournament on 18 November after beating sixth seed Jeon Jui of Korea 21-19, 21-15 in the final.
This was the first international tournament Chaliha participated in on the senior circuit, apart from the Asian Games earlier this year.
The Assamese had represented India in the Asian Games mixed-team event. She had won one of the two selection tournaments organised by the Badminton Association of India for the Asian Games.