BWF Para Badminton World Championships: Pramod Bhagat wins gold
Bhubaneswar: Ace para shuttler from Odisha, Pramod Bhagat, won gold for India at BWF Para Badminton World Championships in Tokyo.
Bhagat defended his god medal in men’s singles SL3 at the international event by defeating Nitesh Kumar in straight games on Sunday. He clinched his 4th singles gold beating Kumar 21-19, 21-19 in 53 minutes.
🎉🇮🇳 @PramodBhagat83 after defending his🥇Gold Medal in Men’s Singles SL3 @ the🏸BWF #ParaBadminton World Championships.@narendramodi @ianuragthakur @NisithPramanik @CairnOilandGas @SBI_FOUNDATION @MyIndianBank @HeroMotoCorp @Citi @DeepaAthlete @IndiaSports @Media_SAI @swamiiii pic.twitter.com/LTPqWSJoIN
— Paralympic India 🇮🇳 🏅#Praise4Para (@ParalympicIndia) November 6, 2022
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the para shuttler on his victory at BWF Para Badminton World Championships.
Congratulate #Odisha‘s ace para shuttler @PramodBhagat83 on winning #Gold for India in the #BWF Para Badminton World Championship in #Tokyo. May you achieve bigger milestones and make the country and Odisha proud. Wish you all the best for future matches. #OdishaForSports
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) November 6, 2022
With this, Indian Para Badminton Team won 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 12 Bronze medals at BWF Para Badminton World Championships held between Nov 1 and 6 in Tokyo.
Yesterday, Bhagat had defeated Japan’s Daisuke Fujihara 22-20, 21-14 to enter the men’s singles SL3 finals of BWF Para Badminton World Championships.