Indian Para Badminton Team Bags 42 Medals at Uganda Tournament


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India won 42 medals in the Para-Badminton International 2023, including 13 golds, 12 silvers, and 17 bronzes. The event took place in Kampala, Uganda, from July 4 to July 9.

The seeded Indians in the competition were Premkumar Ezhil, Dinesh Rajaiah, Naveen Sivakumar, Abhijeet Sakhuja, Subhrajeet Maharana, Dev Rathi, Sanjeev Kumar, Amudha Saravanan, Palak Kohli, Thulasimathi Murugesan, and Alphia James.

Premkumar Ezhil is placed sixth in the MD WH1-WH2 category. He began his campaign by overcoming Kabuye Papias Bagara 21-12, 21-11, and then Yeh En-Chuan 21-10, 21-9.

Following that, he defeated his countryman Basavaraju HS 21-6, 21-13. Overall, the Indian contingent at the event had a strong showing.

Gold Medalists

  • Prakash Chandra – MS SL3
  • Naveen Sivakumar – MS SL4
  • Dev Rathi – MS SU5
  • Palak Kohli – WS SL4
  • Thulasimathi – WS SU5
  • Pallavi – WS WH1
  • Alphia James – WS WH2
  • Prakash Chandra & Naveen Sivakumar- MD SL3-4
  • Ravi Pal & Vansh – MD SU5
  • Latika & Amudha – WD SL3 SU5
  • Alphia & Pallavi – WD WH1-2
  • Nitesh Kumar & Thulasimathi – XD SL3 SU5
  • Alphia James- XD WH1-2

Silver Medalists

  • Vansh Updadhyay- MS SU5
  • Sanjeev Kumar – MS WH2
  • Sanjana Kumari- WS SL3
  • Latika Kumari- WS SU5
  • Rupadevi Padala- WS WH1
  • Abhijeet Sakhuja – MD SL3-4
  • Dev Rathi – MD SU5
  • Sanjeev Kumar – MD WH1-2
  • Koshika & Sanjana – WD SL3 SU5
  • Rupadevi & Shabana – WD WH1-2
  • Palak & Naveen – XD SL3 SU5
  • Manjunatha & Rupadevi – XD WH1-2

Bronze Medalists

  • Dinesh – MS SL3
  • Premkumar – MS SL4
  • Manjunatha – MS WH2
  • Amudha – WS SL3
  • Kanak – WS SL4
  • Koshika – WS SU5
  • Shabana – WS WH2
  • Ruchi – WS WH2
  • Premkumar & Dinesh – MD SL3-4
  • Prashant & Subhrajeet – MD SL3-4
  • Sunil & Rahul – MD SU5
  • Manjunatha & Indudhara – MD WH1-2
  • Ruchi Trivedi – WD WH1-2
  • Prakash Chandra – XD SL3 SU5
  • Ravi & Sanjana – XD SL3 SU5
  • Sanjeev & Pallavi – XD WH1-2
  • Ruchi Trivedi – XD WH1-2

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