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PM congratulates Indian badminton team for winning Thomas Cup

15/05/2022 at 9:15 PM

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian badminton team for winning the Thomas Cup

New Delhi, May 15: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian badminton team for winning the Thomas Cup.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;

“The Indian badminton team has scripted history! The entire nation is elated by India winning the Thomas Cup! Congratulations to our accomplished team and best wishes to them for their future endeavours. This win will motivate so many upcoming sportspersons.”

India defeated Indonesia with a score of 3-0 in the finals. India was off to a perfect start as Lakshya Sen defeated Anthony Ginting by 8-21, 21-17, 21-16 in a thrilling tie. India’s doubles pair Satwik and Chirag defeated Ahsan-Sukamuljo by 18-21, 23-21, 21-19, the most sensational victory of their career, to give India a 2-0 lead. In the third game, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonatan Christie 21-15, 23-21 to make it 3-0. They have done it without losing a match in the final.

Earlier on Friday, India stormed into the final for the first time ever in its 73-year-long history after a stunning win over Denmark in the semi-final.

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