Tokyo, September 5 (SocialNews.XYZ) Krishna Nagar won India’s second badminton court gold medal and fifth overall, beating Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai in three fierce matches in the SH6 men’s singles class final at the Games Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday.
After Suhas Yathiraj won silver in SL 4 in the morning, India’s hopes of winning another gold medal at the badminton courts at Yoyogi National Stadium depended on Nagar, the world No. 2 in his career. category, and the 22-year-old from Jaipur did it. not disappoint as he played a superb aggressive game to win over Chu 2-1 in 43 minutes.
After winning the first match, Nagar, who started badminton in 2014 and started playing in earnest three years later, defeated Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 to win the match and the medal. golden sunday.
It was India’s fourth badminton medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after Pramod Bhagat won SL3 gold on Saturday and Manoj Sarkar won bronze in the same category.
On Sunday, Suhas Yathiraj won a silver, India’s third in badminton before Nagar added a gold to the tally.
This brought India’s total to 20 medals – 5 gold, eight silver and 6 bronze.