India has entered the finals of the Thomas Cup for the first time in its history. On May 13, the team won the tournament and created history after securing a position after 73 years. Indian Men's Badminton Team triumphed over Denmark in a hard-fought semi-final. India is now assured of Silver and will play against Indonesia in semi finals. The Thomas Cup 2022 is a major victory for India.
Indian Badminton Star PV Sindhu was defeated by South Korea's An Se-Young in the BWF World Tour finals on December 5. An Se-Young scored 21-16 against Sindhu's 21-12 in the final round of the match, which lasted 39 minutes. The BWF Finals Tour 2021 started on December 1 and concluded on December 5, with the victory of South Korea. The event was held in Bali Convention Centre, Indonesia.
A sum of Rs 30 lakh will be awarded to Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Indian shuttler PV Sindhu by the CM of Andhra Pradesh Jagan Mohan Reddy. According to the State Sports Policy, a bronze medallist is authorised to get Rs 30 lakhs in reward. The Andhra government has also permitted 2 acres of land for setting up Badminton Academy in Visakhapatnam.
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Indian men's duo Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnu Vardhan Goud got knocked out of the Orleans Masters final on March 28. The duo faced England's Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in the final. Winning the first round by 21-19, the India pair went on to lose the remaining sets by 14-21 and 19-21. Interestingly, Krishna was paired with Vishnu for the first time. Reportedly, India's top doubles player Krishna earlier paired up with Satwiksairaj Rankireddy… read-more