Uganda Para Badminton: India’s Sukant Kadam claimed a gold after two years at the
Uganda Para Badminton International, while compatriot Pramod Bhagat settled for three silvers on Sunday.
World No. 5 Kadam defeated fellow Indian Nilesh Balu Gaikwad 21-16, 17- 21, 21-10 in 38 minutes in the men’s singles summit clash in the SL4 category.
“It was a good match and it feels good to break the jinx and win a gold medal after 2 years. This will motivate me to work harder,” Kadam said.
World number one Bhagat had a tough day in office as the Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist lost all his three finals.
Uganda Para Badminton: Sukant wins gold, Pramod Bhagat ends up with three silver medals
In the men’s singles SL3 finals, Bhagat was defeated by his doubles partner Manoj Sarkar in a tight game.
The game went to the wire and ultimately Bhagat lost 19-21, 16-21.
In the men’s doubles, Bhagat and Sarkar lost 21-10, 20-22, 15-21 to their Indian counterparts Mohammad Arwaz Ansari and Deep Ranjan Bisoyee.
In SL3-SU5 mixed doubles, Bhagat and Palak Joshi lost 19-21, 16-21 to another Indian pair of Ruthick Ragupathi and Manasi Girishchandra Joshi.
For more sports news and updates, follow us at Insidesport.IN