Jiamin and Elaine keep U-17 crown

Singapore national intermediate squad shuttler Yeo Jiamin and Elaine Chua retained their girls' Under-17 title at the Singapore Press Holdings National Age-Group Doubles tournament at the Singapore Badminton Hall Saturday. They beat Ong Ren-Ne and Crystal Wong 21-15, 17-21, 21-13.

Six days of intense competition saw participants compete in the U-11, U-13, U-15, U-17 and, for the first time, Open categories.

The total prize money of $11,600 for the competition also surpassed the $10,000 mark for the first time since the tournament began in 2003.

Get a copy of The Straits Times or go to straitstimes.com for more stories.