Imphal, Sept. 25: Rk. Chinir was crowned the champion of the menís singles category in the 58th State Open Badminton Championship at MBA indoor hall here today.
In the final match, Chinir defeated W. James Singh 21-15, 21-11 for the title.
In the womenís singles final, N. Purnima Devi defeated Ksh. Khelpati Devi by 21-16 and 21-12 points for the title.
In the U-17 girlsí category, Purnima Devi beat N. Sonibala by 21-10 and 21-15 points.
Purnima proved her mettle once again as she defeated N. Sonibala Devi in the U-19 girls category to come up with her second title of the day. Sonibala had to once again settle for the runners-up title.
Assam win: Accountant-Generalís Office, Assam won the East Zone All-India Accounts and Audit Department badminton championship title, defeating their Odisha counterparts 3-2 in the final in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh today.