New Delhi. Indian star shuttler kidambi srikanth (Kidambi Srikanth) created history on Saturday. he young Lakshya Sen (Lakshya Sen) made it to the final of the BWF World Championship. He became the first male shuttler from India to reach the title match of this Badminton World Championship. Srikkanth was lagging behind in the match at one time but making full use of his experience and talent, he defeated Lakshya Sen. Lakshya also won the bronze medal. Srikanth won by 17-21, 21-14, 21-17.
28 years old kidambi srikanth Won the semi-final match in one hour and 9 minutes. The former number-1 player now has a big chance of winning gold. There itself, Lakshya Sen also registered his name in the record book. He has joined the list of veterans Prakash Padukone and B Sai Praneeth. Prakash won the bronze medal in the year 1983 while Praneeth won the bronze medal of the World Championship in 2019.
For the title, 12th seed Srikanth will now face the winner of the second semi-final between Denmark’s Anders Antonsen and Kean Yew Loh of Singapore. Lakshya Sen played well in the first game of this match and took an 11-8 lead. Srikanth tried to make a comeback and scored 17-16 but the young Lakshya won the first game after collecting 5 points in a row.
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Srikanth then returned to the rhythm and won the second game 21-14 in 21 minutes. In the third and deciding game, Lakshya took the lead and was leading 13-10 at one point. In such a situation, taking advantage of some mistakes of the target and showing all his experience, Srikanth first scored 13-13 and then 16-16. Srikanth again scored 3 consecutive points and won the game and match 21-17 to make it to the final.
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India’s superstar shuttler in the women’s singles of the World Championship PV Sindhu Has won Silver 2 times, Bronze 2 times and Gold Medal (2019) once. At the same time, in doubles, the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won the bronze medal in 2011. Saina Nehwal has once won silver and a bronze in this prestigious tournament.
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