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Indian Badminton team creates history, Wins Thomas Cup by 3-0

Indian Badminton team created history by winning the first gold medal in Thomas Cup being held in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday.

India has defeated the 14-time champions Indonesia by 3-0 to win the final.

Earlier in the morning during the first round of singles, Indian badminton player  Lakshya Sen gave India a 1-0 lead by defeating Indonesian player Anthony Ginting by 8-21, 21-17, 21-16.

In the second round, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty registered a win in the first doubles. The duo defeated Mohammad Ahsan and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo by 18-21, 23-21, 21-19. Satwiksairaj and Chirag gave India a 2-0 lead.

During the final round, Indian player Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonatan Christie in the sets of 21-15, 23-21 in the second singles to seal India’s maiden win with 3-0.

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