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Good Sports: Lakshya Sen Wins his First Super 500 Badminton Title

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
March 2022
Good Sports: Lakshya Sen Wins his First Super 500 Badminton Title

Twenty-year-old Lakshya Sen recently won the India Open badminton championship, becoming only the third Indian man to do so and joining his mentor, Prakash Padukone, who won the title in 1981.

Claiming his first victory in a Super 500 tournament, Sen triumphed in the final over reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew 24-22, 21-17.

In 2021, Yew became the first Singaporean to win gold at the BWF World Championships. Sen, a native of Almora, Uttarakhand, who has been training at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru, won the bronze medal.

“The journey has been good so far,” he told Hindustan Times following his India Open win. “Since I started playing the senior tournaments, the results have been coming, and there’s a lot more hard work that goes in now.”


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Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.


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