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CWG 2022 - Lakshya Sen won gold medal in badminton at Commonwealth Games

By Kaif - August 8, 2022 - Last updated on Aug 08, 2022 05:55 PM CWG 2022 - Lakshya Sen won gold medal in badminton at Commonwealth Games

CWG 2022 - Lakshya Sen won gold medal in badminton at Commonwealth Games, India got 20th gold in Commonwealth

Lakshya Sen won gold medal in badminton

CWG Badminton Mens Singles Final: Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen has won gold in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. He defeated Tze Yong Ng of Malaysia in the final match of mens singles badminton. Lakshya Sen registered a 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 win against Ji Yong.

CWG 2022 Final Match

This final match between Lakshya Sen and Ji Yong was very tough. From the very beginning, both the players kept giving tough competition to each other. Lakshya Sen lost his first game here 19-21. At one time the match was level at 18-18, but in the last, the goals were lagging behind.

In the second game also, the competition of equality continued. Lakshya was trailing 6-8 here but then came back strongly and overtook Ji Yong 21-9. After this, in the third game, Lakshya maintained the lead from the beginning. Lakshya won the third game 21-16. Let us tell you that before this match, Lakshya Sen had clashed with Ji Yong twice. The goal was won in both these matches as well.

India won the second gold medal in badminton today

Earlier, Indias star female badminton player PV Sindhu achieved a big success in her career by winning the gold medal in the singles match for the first time in the Commonwealth Games. Two-time Olympic medalist and world number seven PV Sindhu defeated world number 13 Michelle 21-15, 21-13 to win her maiden individual gold medal at the Commonwealth Games

Also Read: PV Sindhu - PV Sindhu won gold medal for the first time in CWG

Achievements of Lakshya Sen

The last year has been great for Lakshya Sen. Lakshya won the bronze medal in the mens singles at the 2021 World Championships in Huelva. He had to face defeat against Kidambi Srikanth. At the same time, after this Lakshya won the gold medal with the mens team in the Thomas Cup. Lakshya won gold in mens singles and silver in the mixed teams at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Earlier, Lakshya won a bronze medal in the Asia Team Championships held in Manila. At the same time, Lakshya won a silver medal in the Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aires in 2018. In 2018, he won bronze at the World Junior Championships. Lakshya won gold in 2018 and bronze in 2016 at the Asian Junior Championships. And today he also won the gold medal in CWG

List of badminton players who won medals in Commonwealth Games

Badminton Mens Singles
  • Dinesh Khanna (1966, Bronze)
  • Prakash Padukone (1978, Gold)
  • Syed Modi (1982, Gold)
  • Pullela Gopichand (1998, Bronze)
  • Chetan Anand (2006, Bronze)
  • Parupalli Kashyap (2010, Bronze)
  • Parupalli Kashyap (2014, Gold)
  • Gurusai Dutt (2014, Bronze)
  • Kidambi Srikanth (2018, Silver)
  • Kidambi Srikanth (2022, Bronze)

Also Read: CWG 2022: India Won 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals

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