Former junior world #1, Sankar on Sunday turned solely the second Indian male shuttler to say a silver medal on the World Junior Championships after taking place within the summit conflict in opposition to Chinese language Taipei’s Kuo kuan Lin in Spain.
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Satwik and Chirag, then again, claimed the French Open Tremendous 750 crown with a straight sport win over Chinese language Taipei’s Lu Ching Yao and Yang Po Han within the finals at Paris.
“This can be a nice second of pleasure for all of us to see each our junior in addition to senior shuttlers making certain podium finishes defeating high class gamers and turning into the flag bearers of pleasure and glory,” mentioned BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma in a launch.
En path to their title run at Paris, Satwik and Chirag had develop into the primary Indian doubles pair to win a BWF Tremendous 750 match. The 2 had additionally defeated the World #1 pair of Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi within the quarter-final.
In the meantime, 18-year-old Sankar turned the ninth Indian shuttler to bag a medal on the premier junior championships.
“The boys prior to now one week have performed some fearless badminton and we’re actually glad to see India ending among the many high international locations at such international occasions. This may even be an enormous inspiration for the youthful generations,” mentioned BAI Secretary Sanjay Mishra.
Satwik and Chirag have had a dream run this yr, claiming the India Open title, adopted by the historic Thomas Cup and Commonwealth Video games victory and profitable a bronze medal on the World Championships.