Indian Asian Games winners

from india The spectacular 100-point medal tally brings together a plethora of stories of struggle, hardships and record-breaking achievement. One such story is that of the star men’s pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who won India’s first badminton gold medal at the Asian Games on Saturday.

Both players registered straight-game wins over South Korea’s Choi Solgyu and Kim Wonho in Hangzhou.

With this win, the dazzling pair of Satwik and Chirag won India’s first medal in men’s doubles in 41 years when Leroy D’Sa and Pradeep Gandhi won bronze in the 1982 edition. won a medal,

Soon after their win, the duo celebrated the moment with their fun dance on the court.

The duo became the first Indians in 58 years to win the Asian Championships in March this year, extending their sensational run with a 21-18,21-16 win over Choi and Kim. Apart from their power-packed performances, the duo is known for their sizzling chemistry and entertaining victory dance.

The duo chose the notable ‘Gangnam Style’ dance to celebrate their number one. 1 title at the Korea Open in July this year.

He tweeted, “@satwiksairaj and @Shettychirag04 defeated world no. 1 to win the men’s doubles title. 1 Indonesian pair Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardiyanto in Yeosu,” All India Radio News tweeted on X, formerly known as Twitter

The medal haul marked India’s best-ever performance in the continental showpiece as they won three medals – a men’s doubles gold, a men’s team silver and a men’s singles bronze.

India had won a silver and bronze medals in the 2018 edition in Jakarta, compared to five bronze medals in the 1982 edition

Satvik and Chirag will become world number one players. 1 team when BWF releases the ranking chart on Tuesday.

The Indians entered the final with a 2-0 head-to-head count against their opponents. It looked to be a tricky affair as Satwik and Chirag trailed for most part of the early game, with both the teams putting up an impeccable display of attack.

However, the Indian pair kept nipping at the heels of the Koreans and overcame them in the final moments after overturning a four-point deficit in the opening game.

Thereafter, it was an impressive performance as Satwik and Chirag slowed down the rallies and kept their noses in front from the start to win.

It was a slugfest from the start as both pairs engaged in a battle for dominance. The Korean pair took a 6-3 lead but the Indian pair missed two shots.