Exmouth youngster nets bronze at Badminton England Silver event

PUBLISHED: 14:06 11 October 2017

Exmouth badminton player Jonty Wright with Sussex's Andrew Harrison. Both players are 12 years old.

Exmouth badminton player Jonty Wright with Sussex's Andrew Harrison. Both players are 12 years old.

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Exmouth’s young badminton ace Jonty Wright was back in action last weekend.

The 12-year-old attended a Badminton England Silver U15s tournament in Milton Keynes.

In the singles, he had mixed results, not progressing beyond the pool stages after losing to the eventual tournament winner early on.

In the doubles, with partner Andrew Harrison from Sussex, the pair faired well. They won their initial pool before going out in the semi-finals, beaten by two games to one by the top seeded pair.

However, by way of some consolation, the pair did depart the competition with a bronze medal for their efforts.

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