Manoj Sarkar wins gold at para badminton tourney in Uganda | Dehradun News

Dehradun: Rudrapur’s Manoj Sarkar won gold in the men’s singles SL3 finals at the Uganda Para Badminton International in Kampala on Sunday.
Sarkar defeated his countryman Pramod Bhagat in straight sets by 21-19, 21-16. Bhagat won three silver in the four-day-long tournament which concluded on Sunday. The Paralympic bronze medallist now aims to win a gold at the Paris Paralympic Games in 2024.
Overall, it was a good tournament for the Indian contingent as it secured 47 medals, including 16 gold.
Maharashtra’s Sukant Kadam broke the jinx by winning gold after two years. He won the men’s singles SL4 finals by defeating fellow countryman Nilesh Balu Gaikwad by 21-16, 17-21, 21-10.



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Publish date : 2021-11-22 23:01:00

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