World Para-Badminton Championships: Pramod Bhagat-Manoj Sarkar wins gold


Basel: In the BWF Para-Badminton Championship in Basel, Switzerland, India’s Pramod Bhagat along with Tarun Bhagat bagged a Gold medal in the men’s doubles event.

The Pramod Bhagat-Manoj Sarkar pair defeated Nitesh Kumar and Tarun in the sets of 14-21,21-15,21-16.

In the semi-finals, Bhagat-Sarkar saw off the Indo-Thai pair of Umesh Vikram Kumar and Chawarat Kitichokwattana 21-15, 21-15.

As many as 22 medal events are contested in this Championships, while the Tokyo 2020 will have 14 medal events in the sport that will make its Paralympic debut next September.

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