The Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) on Sunday congratulated the six shuttlers — ancient and as much as the moment — who will most likely be honoured with an excellent deal of awards all the design thru a virtual ceremony on the National Sports Day on August 29.
For the first time, six folks are being awarded in badminton.
The men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has been picked for the Arjuna award, whereas the popular Dhyanchand Award will most likely be conferred on ancient shuttlers Pradeep Gandhe, Trupti Murgunde and Satyaprakash Tiwari (para-badminton) for his or her contribution to the sport.
Para-badminton crew’s head coach Gaurav Khanna, below whom the Indian crew has produced many gorgeous moments, in conjunction with a success gold medals at the World Championship, has been chosen for the Dronacharya Award (abnormal category).
“On behalf of the Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) and President Himanta Biswa Sarma, I’d rob to congratulate all three winners of Dhyanchand Award as successfully as the opposite recipients in conjunction with coach Khanna who took para crew to recent heights,” BAI secretary Ajay Singhania acknowledged in a liberate.
The 23-yr-ancient Chirag from Mumbai and the Amalapuram-basically based mostly Satwik had a a success 2019, when the duo acquired a maiden Grand 500 title at Thailand Originate after which reached the finals of the French Originate Grand 750 match. Their constant hide became as soon as rewarded with an worldwide No. 10 place.
“The kids gradually give hope of a brighter future. It is nice to discover about Chirag and Satwik performing so successfully and repeatedly on the worldwide circuit.
“They deserve such rewards for his or her performances. I’m sure Indian shuttlers will continue to ship laurels for the nation,” Singhania acknowledged.
A recent of the likes of Prakash Padukone and Syed Modi, Gandhe, who acquired a doubles bronze at the 1982 Asian Games, became as soon as recognised for his contribution as a player, coach and BAI legit.
Whereas two-time South Asian gold medallist Murgunde became as soon as identified for her tactical brilliance on the court docket, Tiwari has nine worldwide medals to his name in recognised para occasions.
“Receiving Dhyanchand Award for the first time is a varied moment for the Indian badminton. Such recognitions gradually encourage us to work more difficult,” Singhania acknowledged.