Tokyo Paralympics: Manoj Sarkar Wins Bronze In Men’s Singles (SL3) Badminton Event


Tokyo: Indian para badminton player Manoj Sarkar on Saturday clinched the bronze medal in the men’s singles (SL3) badminton event by defeating Japan’s Daisuke Fujihara in the final.

Manoj had to battle hard against his Japanese counterpart in the first game.

Despite leading 18-14, Fujihara made a steady comeback as the game progressed and both were tied 20-20 at one stage. However, Manoj kept his nerves and eventually claimed the game 22-20.

In 19 minutes, he won the second game 21-13 to seal another medal for the country in badminton.

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