Brazil | ANI: World No 3 Sukant Kadam settled for silver in the SL4 category and Pramod Bhagat bagged 2 bronze medals at the recently concluded Brazil Para-Badminton International 2022.
In the men's semi-finals, Sukant Kadam defeated Germany's Marcel Adam in straight sets 21-19 and 21-13 and in the finals, he went down to a fellow Indian Tarun but not without giving a tough fight. The 53 minutes match was a close game and it was very difficult who will win it. The final scoreline read 21-17, 20-22, 21-18.
Commenting on the same, Sukant Kadam said, "I am disappointed by the result a little as I had given my everything in the game. I think Tarun played really well and held nerves at crucial points. Every tournament I am playing, my game is improving and I am happy with the progress."
On the other hand, World No 1 Pramod Bhagat went down to Indian Kumar Nitesh in a closely fought match. The 50 minutes match was a close battle but Kumar Nitesh managed to pip the world champion and the final scoreline read 7-21, 21-19, 19-21.
In the mixed doubles, Pramod and Palak Kohli went down fighting to Japan's Daisuke Fujihara and Akiko Sugino in 3 sets.
Posted By: Ashita Singh