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India win 10 medals in Para-Badminton World Championships

India’s Parul Parmar defeated Thailand’s Wannaphatdee Kamtam 21-8, 21-17 in the final of the women’s singles Standing Lower (SL3) event to clinch gold at the Para-Badminton World Championships. She combined with Japan’s Akiko Sugino to win the gold in the women’s doubles (SL 3-4).

other sports Updated: Nov 27, 2017 12:49 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
PTI, Ulsan (Korea)
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(File image) Parul Parmar, who won two gold medals at the Para-Badminton World Championships in Ulsan, Korea.(Parul Parmar FB page)

India clinched 10 medals, including two golds, at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships in Ulsan, Korea, on Sunday.

India’s Parul Parmar defeated Thailand’s Wannaphatdee Kamtam 21-8 21-17 in the final of the women’s singles Standing Lower (SL3) to clinch the gold medal.

Parmar also combined with Japan’s Akiko Sugino to win the gold in the women’s doubles (SL 3-4) after beating Chinese pair of Cheng Hefang and MA Huihui 21-16 21-19 in the summit clash.

Tarun Dhillon and Manoj Sarkar won the silver in the men’s singles (SL 4) and (SL 3) respectively.

Results:

Terminology - SL (Standing Lower); SU (Standing Upper); SS (Short Stature)

Gold: Parul Parmar (WS SL 3)

Gold: Parul Parmar with Japan’s Akiko Sugino (WD SL 3-4)

Silver: Tarun Dhillon (MS SL 4)

Silver: Manoj Sarkar (MS SL 3)

Bronze: Raj Kumar/Rakesh Pandey (MD SU 5)

Bronze: Raja Magotra/Ruhi Satish Shingade (XD SS 6)

Bronze: Umesh Vikram Kumar with Thailand’s Chawarat K (MD SL 3-4)

Bronze: Raja Magotra/ Mark Joseph Dharmai (MD SS 6)

Bronze: Manasi Joshi (WS SL 3)

Bronze: Pramod Bhagat (MS SL 3).

First Published: Nov 27, 2017 12:46 IST