One more Gold in Para-Badminton for India on Sunday. India’s shuttler Krishna Nagar beat Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 in the men’s singles SH6 final.
In the first game, Kai Chu headed into the mid-game interval with a slender lead but Nagar came back well to win the first game 21-17.
Chu Man Kai continued with his momentum and came back strongly and eventually won the game 21-16.
But, Krishna Nagar came back winning the third game 21-17.
He becomes the first-ever SH6 gold medalist in the history of the Indian Paralympics.
This is the fifth gold for India.
This was the second gold medal for India in badminton in Tokyo after Pramod Bhagat won the men’s singles title in the SL3 event on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Krishna Nagar for winning Gold medal in Badminton at the Paralympics Games in Tokyo.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;
“Happy to see our Badminton players excel at the Tokyo #Paralympics. The outstanding feat of @Krishnanagar99 has brought smiles on the faces of every Indian. Congratulations to him for winning the Gold Medal. Wishing him the very best for his endeavors ahead’.