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BWF World C’ships 2022: Chirag-Satwiksairaj make historical past, change into first Indian males’s duo to make sure medal end

Tokyo [Japan], August 26 (ANI): Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy made historical past on Friday by changing into the primary Indian males’s pair to safe a medal in BWF World Championships after defeating Japanese duo of Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi within the quarterfinals.

Playing on courtroom 2, the Indian duo gained the match 24-22, 15-21, 21-14.

The first sport was an exhilarating, carefully contested one however Chirag and Satwik emerged victorius 24-22.

The Japanese duo of Takuro and Yugo made a comeback within the second sport. They downed the Indian duo 15-21 to make issues even. Chirag and Satwik faught valiantly however an thrilling decider was arrange.

Shetty and Chirag had been again to their very best within the remaining spherical and outplayed the Japanese successful the sport 21-14 and sealing their semifinal spot.

It may even be India’s second medal on the Championships from a doubles pair.

The duo has given India its thirteenth medal on the prestigious occasion.

Chirag and Satwiksairaj had stormed into the quarterfinals on Thursday defeating the Denmark duo of J. Bay and L. Molhede of their spherical of 16 match.

It took solely 35 minutes for them to remove their Danish opposition from the competitors inside two straight video games 21-12, 21-10.

Earlier, within the just lately concluded Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, Chirag and Satwik had additionally gained a gold medal within the males’s doubles class.

They had defeated England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy 21-15, 21-13 within the finals.

BWF World Championships 2022 began in Tokyo on August 22 and can go on until August 28. (ANI)