BWF Para-Badminton Championships: India finish with staggering 12 medals!

While we are busy celebrating the victory of PV Sindhu, India ended the Para-Badminton Championships with 12 medals with three Golds.

India’s best-ever show came in 2015 where they won four Golds and 12 medals in total.

The World Number one Pramod Bhagat bagged the singles Gold in SL3 category on Sunday which is his fifth Gold in 2019, after winning the doubles Gold along with Manoj Sarkar on Saturday in the SL3-4 category where they took down the Indian pair Nitesh Kumar and Tarun Dhillon in a thrilling three-sets. Tarun bagged another Silver in the SL4 category after being forced to retire with a twisted leg.

Manasi Joshi clinched the SL3 women’s singles title defeating the other Indian Parul Parmar in straight sets.

However, Krishna Nagar and Raja Magotra couldn’t win their hattrick medals as they went down fighting in the final against Kai Chu and Chun Yim Wong of Chinese Taipei in the men’s doubles SS6 category.

Medals:

GOLD SINGLES

Pramod Bhagat (SL3)

Manasi Joshi (SL3)

GOLD DOUBLES

Pramod Bhagat/Manoj Sarkar (SL3-SL4)

SILVER SINGLES

Parul Parmar (SL3)

Tarun Dhillon (SL4)

SILVER DOUBLES

Nitesh Kumar/ Tarun Dhillon (SL3-4)

Krishna Nagar/ Raja Magotra (SS6)

BRONZE SINGLES

Manoj Sarkar (SL3)

Sukant Kadam (SL4)

Krishna Nagar (SS6)

BRONZE DOUBLES

Raj Kumar/ Rakesh Pandey (SU5)

Umesh Vikram Kumar (SL3-4)