Badminton star of Arunachal Pradesh Geto Sora wins 3 gold medals in Singapore’s Pilot Pen Cup

The Northeast Dialogue

Badminton prodigy Geto Sora clinched a hat-trick of titles in the Pilot Pen Cup organized by the World Champ in Singapore from 19 to 25 June, 2023. 7-year-old Geto won three titles–The boys’ U-9 and U-10 singles, and the U-11 doubles titles. Geto Sora began playing badminton at the age of four.
In 2019, he took part in his first state-level event, the Dorjee Khandu Memorial State Badminton Championship, where he was able to claim the title of “most promising player.” In addition, Geto also won a gold at the PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship in Guwahati, Assam in 2020. He has also won the Top Arena Junior International Badminton Championship title in the under 9 years category held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 19-23 December 2022.

Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) secretary-general Bamang Tago termed the wins as a great achievement and congratulated the young player for his spectacular performance in a tournament held overseas.


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