Bhubaneswar: Vihaan Samantaray of Bhubaneswar emerged as the Champion in the recently concluded Odisha State Badminton Championship, which was held at PRHS Indoor Stadium.
According to a source, the seven-year-old Vihaan came out victorious in the Under 9 Category. This was his first State Championship that he participated in.
The Championship was organised by District Badminton Association of Balangir under the aegis of the Orissa State Badminton Association.
Vihaan is a student of KIIT International School studying in Grade 1. He started playing at the age of 5 years and he practices at UDAAN Badminton Academy located in Patia, Bhubaneswar.