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Current Affairs - Badminton

India wins maiden Tomas Cup

India’s men’s badminton team beat 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0 in the final to win its maiden Thomas Cup title in its 32nd edition.

  • The biennial international badminton championship was held at Bangkok, Thailand.

Swiss Open 2022

The 2022 Swiss Open badminton tournament took place in St. Jakobshalle at Basel, Switzerland from 22 to 27 March.


All England Open 2022

The All England Open Badminton Championships is the world's oldest badminton tournament, held annually in England.


Syed Modi International Badminton Championships

The 2022 Syed Modi International Badminton Championship was held at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from 18 to 23 January 2022.

Winners

  • Women’s Singles: Indian shuttler, PV Sindhu beat fellow Indian Malvika Bansod to win her second Syed Modi title after 2017.

India Open 2022

The India Open is an annual badminton event held in India since 2008 and is a BWF World Tour Super 500 Grade international badminton tournament.

  • This year’s event was held at K. D. Jadhav Indoor Hall, New Delhi.


P V Sindhu wins Bronze in Tokyo 2020

Shuttler P V Sindhu won a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu won silver at Rio 2016.Sindhu defeated He Bing ...

Pramod Bhagat: Differently Abled Sportsman of the Year

Paralympic-bound shuttler Pramod Bhagat named Differently Abled Sportsman of the Year at Indian Sports Honour for 2019.Bhagat won two gold medals and a bronze at the Dubai Para Badminton Tournament ...

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