Historic Victory for Indian Women’s Badminton Team at Badminton Asia Team Championships

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Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended the Indian women’s badminton team for securing India’s first-ever Badminton Asia Team Championships title. The team’s remarkable achievement is expected to inspire numerous aspiring athletes. India’s journey to victory saw them defeating Thailand 3-2 in the final match, marking a historic milestone in the prestigious tournament.


India’s campaign at the Badminton Asia Championships showcased exceptional performances, including victories over formidable opponents like China, Hong Kong, and Japan. Olympic medallist PV Sindhu set the tone for Team India with a dominant display, defeating Supanida Katethong in straight sets.


In a closely contested encounter, Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand clinched a crucial doubles victory to extend India’s lead. Despite a spirited fightback from the Thai players, India maintained their composure.


The Thai team managed to narrow the gap by winning the second singles rubber, but India remained determined. Despite a setback in the third match, Anmol Kharb, at just 17 years old, delivered a stellar performance in the decisive encounter, securing a historic victory for India with a resounding win over Pornpicha Choeikeewong.


India’s triumph not only highlights the team’s skill and determination but also underscores the growing prowess of Indian women in various sports, exemplifying the strength of ‘Nari Shakti’ on the international stage.

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