Lakshya Sen Wins Gold Medal In Men’s Singles At Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2018

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Published by Admin on 23 Jul 2018

India is a sports-loving country and all the sports are appreciated here. India is continuously excelling in games like Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Football, etc. and soon our country will be among at the top countries in most of the sports.

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Even though sports other than cricket had been less appreciated in our country but with changing time and movies like Chak De! India, the awareness and appreciation

India’s young badminton star Lakshya Sen on Sunday made our country proud with his gold medal.

Lakshya Sen has won the gold medal in men’s singles competition at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2018 in Jakarta.

The 16-year old defeated the top seed and the World No. 1 Kunlavut Vitidsarn in straight games 21-19, 21-18 to bag the top honour at the event.

He now joins Gautam Thakkar and PV Sindhu to become the third shuttler to win the junior Asian championship. While Sindhu had won the title in 2012, Thakkar had won the gold medal all the way back in 1965.

The young shuttler defeated 2nd seed China’s Li Shifeng 21-14, 21-12 in the quarterfinal, and then had to beat 4th seed Ikhshan Leonardo Imanuel Rumbay 21-7, 21-14 to reach the final.

We wish Lakshya Sen very congratulations for winning the gold and making our country proud. Stay tuned to Laughing Colours for the latest news and updates on sports.

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