Thomas Cup victory will make India a badminton superpower –

Badminton News: Team India’s historic victory will see him as a ‘badminton superpower’ as he has safely arrived on the world stage with a feat far greater than any individual feat, says badminton legend, Prakash Padukone

On Sunday (5/15), Lakhsya Sen and friends surprisingly beat the defending champion and 14-time Indonesian Thomas Cup winner with a 3-0 victory in the final.

“Greater than any individual achievement, India will now be seen as a badminton superpower. I did not expect it to happen so quickly, at least in the next 8-10 years. I think that we have really arrived and India will be seen as a superpower and threats from now on. This will give this sport a big boost,” Prakash Padukone, a 1980s gamer, told PTI during of an exclusive interaction event.

Padukone has no doubts about badminton in Hindustan state and there is a need to capitalize and build on this incredible success.

“It was a complete team effort and a convincing victory and an important opportunity. I think it was as big or maybe bigger than an individual success. We needed it and I think our moment is really happened. Now no one is looking back and here it is. It’s time to enjoy it.

Padukone, who led India to the semi-finals of the 1979 Thomas Cup, believes that this victory will have a huge impact on the sport in this country and as a nation it is of the utmost importance that we weren’t letting the momentum slip away.

“It will make it more popular, trigger more growth in the sport, more young people will play it, more business and government support will come and the general standards should improve and the trend should show an upward graph,” did he declare.

For artists of the past touch, the next decade is very important to bring momentum.

“It will be up to the federations and also the states of the associations to stop this opportunity and see how they can take advantage of it in the next 5 to 10 years. It is important to involve more people in the sport, to come up with innovative ideas “, did he declare. .

Tags: India, Prakash Padukone, Thomas Cup 2022

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