Odisha govt to felicitate Thomas Cup-winning Team India players

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government will felicitate the Thomas Cup-winning members of Team India.

The Sports and Youth Services Department of the Odisha Government will organise a felicitation ceremony at the Lok Seva Bhawan here tomorrow.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will be present at the event to felicitate the players.

Former Indian badminton player Pullela Gopichand will also be a part of the ceremony.

Notably, the Indian men’s badminton team lifted their Thomas Cup title after registering a resounding 3-0 win over defending champions Indonesia in the final, last month.

Indian men had previously reached the Thomas Cup semis in 1952, 1955, and 1979.

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