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BADMINTON: Roberts triumphs
11:00am Friday 22nd February 2013 in Sport
BEN Roberts claimed boys’ doubles victory at the Under 15 Badminton England Bronze tournament in Warwick.
Roberts, from Brize Norton, teamed up with Berkshire’s Ethan Colby to beat Jai Chanderana and Nick Twells, of Leicestershire, in the final.
Trailing 11-10 at the change of ends, Roberts and Colby roared back to win gold 21-13 after some tactical changes.
Drayton’s Louise Atkins won bronze in the girls’ singles, losing in the semi-final to Wembley Prince, of Leicestershire, 22-20.
Molly Naylor (Abingdon) and Darcie Walker (Didcot) claimed bronze medals in the girls’ doubles.
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Quarter-finalists – boys’ doubles: J Roberts (Brize Norton) & A Garrison (Witney). Girls’ singles: E Langford (Harwell), I Langford (Harwell).