Gold rush for Indian para shuttlers in Thailand

Wednesday 24th August 2022 07:52 EDT

Indian para shuttlers Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam claimed the gold after beating Indonesia’s Dwiyoko Dwiyoko and Fredy Setiawan in the men’s doubles final of the Thailand Para Badminton International tournament in Pattaya on Saturday. The Indian duo defeated the Indonesian pair 21-18, 21-13 in the summit clash of SL3-SL4 category.

In the men’s singles, Bhagat and Kadam had to settle for a silver medal each after losing their respective finals. In women’s singles, Mandeep Kaur got the better off compatriot Manasi 20-22, 21-19, 21-14 in SL3 finals to claim the gold medal, while Manisha Ramadass also bagged the yellow metal after beating Japan’s Kaede Kameyama 20-22, 21-12, 21-19 in SU5 final.
Nithya Sre Sumathy Sivan also won the gold with a 21-9, 24-22 win over England’s Rachel Choong 21-9, 24-22 in SH6 final.

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