Pramod Bhagat Wins Gold At Bahrain Para Badminton Int’l, CM Naveen Congratulates


Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ace para shuttler World No 1 Pramod Bhagat has won gold in men’s singles and mixed doubles at the Bahrain Para Badminton International in Manama.

Bhagat received a walkover from arch-rival Daniel Bethell of England in the men’s singles SL3 final. Later, he paired up with Manisha Ramdass to outwit Thailand’s Siripong Teamarrom and Saensupa Nipada 21-14, 21-11 in the summit clash of mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class.

World number one Bhagat registered a convincing 21-16, 21-14 win over compatriot and Paralympic bronze medallist Manoj Sarkar in the SL3 semifinals.

Congratulating Bhagat on the feat, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “May you continue to make Odisha and the entire nation proud.”



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