Badminton records six honors at National Sports Awards in India
The 2020 National Sports Awards bent an achievement second for Indian badminton as it got the same number of as record six honors which additionally incorporated its first-ever Dhyanchand Award for lifetime accomplishment.
The esteemed Dhyanchand Award was given to previous star shuttlers Pradeep Gandhe, Trupti Murgunde and Satyaprakash Tiwari (para) for their commitment to the games.
Gandhe, who won pairs bronze at the 1982 Asian Games, was a contemporary of any semblance of Prakash Padukone and Syed Modi. While the double-cross South Asian gold medallist Murgunde was known for her strategic splendor on court.
Close by Tiwari, who has nine universal decorations to his name in perceived para occasions, para-badminton crew's lead trainer Gaurav Khanna was likewise respected with the Dronacharya grant. Under Khanna, the Indian group has scripted numerous superb minutes which likewise incorporate gold decorations at the World Championship.
"Accepting Dhyanchand Award just because is a unique second for the Indian badminton. Such acknowledgments consistently urge us to work more diligently. In the interest of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) and President Himanta Biswa Sarma, I might want to compliment every one of the three champs of the Dhyanchand Award just as different beneficiaries including a mentor Khanna who took para group higher than ever," BAI Secretary Ajay Singhania said.
India's No. 1 men's twofold colleagues Chirag Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy likewise got the Arjuna grant for their amazing exhibitions in 2019.
"The youths consistently give any desire for a more promising time to come. It's extraordinary to see Chirag and Satwik performing so well and reliably on the worldwide circuit. They merit such prizes for their exhibitions. I'm certain Indian shuttlers will keep on bringing shrubs for the nation," Singhania included.