Former Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen went down fighting in the men’s singles badminton final at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Friday, losing 15-21, 19-21 against China’s Shifeng Li. He became only the second Indian to win a Silver Medal in Youth Olympics after H S Prannoy who had won in the inaugural edition of the Games at Singapore in 2010.
Meiraba Luwang and Aditi Bhatt won Bronze Medals in the Under-17 Boys’ and Under-17 Girls’ singles respectively in the Badminton Asia Junior Under 17 & Under 15 Championships 2018 held in Myanmar from 3rd to 7th October 2018.
Prajwal Sonawane won his maiden title in the All India Sub-Junior Ranking Tournament which concluded in Guntur yesterday. Prajwal who hails from Maharashtra reached the finals of the Under-13 Boys' Singles without sweating much, with straight game victories.