Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Today was a very special day for India in the Paralympic Games being played in Tokyo. Today Indian players created history in badminton competition. India’s Pramod Bhagat won the gold medal (gold medal) in the men’s singles class SL3 badminton event of the Tokyo Paralympics. After this, Manoj Sarkar of India won the bronze medal (bronze medal) in the men’s singles class SL3 badminton event of Tokyo Paralympics.
World No. 1 para-shuttler Pramod Bhagat defeated Danian Bethel in straight games 21-14 and 21-17 in the final. He had earlier won 21-11 and 21-16 against Daisuke Fujihara of Japan in the semi-final that lasted just 36 minutes.
Badminton is making its debut at the Paralympic Games this year. Bhagat, the world’s number one player, thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the sport. The 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar is currently in the race for a bronze medal in the mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class. Bhagat and his partner Palak Kohli will take on Japan’s Daisuke Fujihara and Akiko Sugino in the bronze medal playoff on Sunday.
Manoj Sarkar won bronze
Manoj Sarkar of India also did wonders in the men’s singles class SL3 badminton event of Tokyo Paralympics. He won the bronze medal i.e. bronze medal. Manoj performed brilliantly to beat Daisuke Fujihara of Japan 22-20 and 21-13 in straight games. This match lasted for 47 minutes.