Lakshya Sen resumes training with Viktor Axelsen in Dubai –

Badminton News: Indian Thomas Cup champion Lakshya Sen has arrived in Dubai to join Tokyo Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen, Singapore world champion Loh Kean Yew, world number 17 Lee Cheuk Yiu from Hong Kong and world number 72 Cheam June Wei of Malaysia for the eight-day training camp (May 29-June 5) at NAS Sports Complex.

This is Lakshya Sen’s second stint in Dubai training with Axelsen and other top badminton players. The world number 9 Senator trained in Dubai last September, and after his first training camp with Axelsen.

The 20-year-old Indian made an incredible breakthrough with victory at Indian Open 2022, runner-up at German Open 2022 (lost to Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand 18-21, 15-21) and the championship All England 2022. final (lost to Thailand). of Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 10-21, 1521).

Sen’s breakthrough continues and he is expected to have a bright future in badminton when he and his teammates create history by lifting the 2022 Thomas Cup trophy for the first time in Indian badminton history, beating the champions in Indonesia title 3-0 in the final.

During his first stint at Axelsen, Lakshya Sen posted the message below on his Instagram:

“Great first week of training in Dubai, it was great to be able to compete against some of the best in the world and in such a big facility. Looking forward to another week with these guys”

At that time, Sen was ranked 24th in the world. Who would have thought that in just eight months, his world ranking had skyrocketed to 9th in the world.

After Dubai, Sen will fly to Indonesia to compete in the Indonesia Masters which is due to start on June 7.

Article tags: Lakshya Sen, Viktor Axelsen, Loh Kean Yew, Dubai

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