NEW DELHI: Amit Tyagi defeated Dr. Pushkarna 21-19, 14-21, 24-22 in the men’s first round of the inter-Ministry badminton tournament at the AIIMS Gymkhana here on Saturday.

The results: Men (first round): Rajeev Sharma bt Sarvjeet 21-13, 21-10; Rupineer bt Narender 21-9, 21-7; Amit Tyagi bt Dr. Pushkarna 21-19, 14-21, 24-22; Vikram Bhasin bt Dr. Pankaj Hari 21-16, 21-16; Arul Sundaram w.o. Dr. Vijay Sharma; Pankaj Pandey bt H. N. Singh 21-11, 21-13; A. P. Singh bt Parveen Kumar 21-10, 21-11; Nitin Suman bt Gaurav 21-16, 21-17; M. Dhiana w.o. Sunil Yadav; K. P. Singh bt Dr. Biplab Mishra 21-10, 21-10; Ashwani Kumar bt D. K. Solanki 21-18, 22-20; Shailendra Pawah bt Anoop Kandari 21-10, 21-12; Manmeet Singh bt L. K. Dhankar 21-10, 21-12; V. E. Thomas bt K. Kundan 21-18, 21-13; Vijay Sharma bt J. C. Tripathi 21-12, 21-4.

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