Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna Nagar won gold in badminton

  • India’s Krishna Nagar won the country’s 2nd gold medal in badminton at Tokyo Paralympics after reigning supreme in the men’s singles SH6 category. The 22-year-old defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai in a hard-fought three-game battle 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 in the gold medal match to take India’s medal tally to 19 at the Para Games.
  • Notably, this was also India’s 5th gold medal from the Tokyo Paralympics where the athletes have scripted history, going past their previous-best tally of 4 medals by a huge margin.
  • The 22-year-old from Jaipur, seeded second, retained his unbeaten run at the Games and join compatriot Pramod Bhagat in the gold medal winning list. Bhagat had claimed the first gold in badminton in SL3 category.