SHILLONG, Sep 24: Andrew Lotzem of East Khasi Hills District Badminton Association bagged the bronze medal in the Under -15 Boy’s Single at the All India Sub Junior National Ranking Badminton Tournament held at Tirupur, Tamil Nadu.
In the Quarter finals he defeated Novyaranjan Das of Assam 21-23, 21-14, 21-12.
He lost in the Semi finals to Pranav Gambhan of Telengana in deciding 23-25, 21-15, 21-11.
In this Tournament 545 players from all over India participated in his categories (Under -15).Andrew Lotzem of East Khasi Hills is also current reigning Under – 17 and Under -19 Boy single Champion of Meghalaya State.
He is presently undergoing coaching at SAI Pullela Gopichand National Badminton Academy since April this year.
The association has expressed pride in his achievement and said that Lotzem has made the association and especially the state proud.