India’s rising badminton talent Lakshya Sen created history on Sunday when he bagged the gold medal in men’s singles at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2018 in Jakarta.
The 16-year old defeated top seeded and World No. 1 Kunlavut Vitidsarn in straight games 21-19, 21-18 to become the first Indian to win the medal at the competition in six years.
With this win, Sen also became the first individual in 53 years to win the medal in men’s singles event.
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