Indian shuttlers shines with 8 medals at Japan Para-Badminton International 2017

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Indian para-badminton shuttlers have been making their grandeur debut at on International platform since past few months. They have been overflowing by their laurels with their amazing show in almost all the tournaments possible.


In the recently concluded Japan Para-Badminton International 2017, Indian para shuttlers brought a big pride to the nation by winning eight medals: two golds, three silvers and three bronze medals. They are proving themselves that by every successive tournament, there would be an accession of medals. The previous best was in June earlier this year at the Thailand International, consisting of seven medals; two gold, three silver, and two bronze.


Parul Parmar and Manasi Joshi won gold medals defeating second seed Wannapha Tdee Kamtam of Thailand 21-13 21-13 in finals of SL 3 women's singles category and Helle Sofie Sagoy and Katrin Seibert, from Norway and Germany 23-21, 21-15 in the women's doubles SL3-SU5 event with Chinese partner Qiuxia Wang respectively.


Mark Dhamai won two silver medals finishing as runner-up in the mixed doubles SS 6 category along with Australia’s Kobie Donovan and also in the men’s doubles with Hong Kong’s Chun Wong.


In the men's singles SL 4 category, Suhas Yathiraj clinched a bronze medal Parmar added another medal, bronze into her bag in the women’s doubles SL3-SU5 category.


Another two bronze medals were picked up by Manoj Sarkar in the SL3 men’s singles with Suhas Yathiraj, where the duo finished third in the men's doubles SL3-SL4 category.


With such zeal of winning minimum of medals by the para shuttlers, we can expect many more medals at the Paralympic Games 2020, where, paralympics has been added in the list of games.

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