Badminton World Federation (BWF) ,the international governing body for the sport of badminton has organized Brazil Para badminton International 2020 in Sao Paulo,Brazil from 10 – 15 February 2020.
The tournament consists of Men’s Singles, Doubles , Women’s Singles, Doubles & Mixed Doubles play. India ended its campaign with 11 medals (4 Gold, 5 Silver,2 Bronze).
While,China emerged the most successful team with 8 gold medals.Highlights:
i.Indian para-badminton player Pramod Bhagat from Odisha claimed 2 gold medals for India at the Championship in men’s singles SL3 and men’s doubles SL3-SL4 categories along with Manoj Sarkar.
List of Indian Winners:
|1||Men’s singles SL3||Pramod Bhagat||Gold|
|2||Men’s doubles SL3-SL4||Pramod Bhagat & Manoj Sarkar||Gold|
|3||Men’s singles SL4||Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj||Gold|
|4||Mixed Double SH6||Nagar Krishna (India) Carmen Giuliana Poveda Flores (Canada)||Gold|
|5||Women’s singles SL3 player||Parul Dalsukhbhai Parmar||Silver|
|6||Men’s Singles SL3||Manoj Sarkar||Silver|
|7||Men’s doubles SU5||Raj Kumar & Rakesh Pandey||Silver|
|8||Men’s Singles SH6||Nagar Krishna||Silver|
|9||Mixed Double WH1 – WH2||Prem Kumar (India) Ale Tatiana Gureeva (Russia)||Silver|
|10||Mixed Double SL 3 – SU 5||Raj Kumar & Parul Dalsukhbhai Parmar||Bronze|
|11||Men’s singles SL4||Sukant Kadam||Bronze|
About Badminton world federation (BWF):
Headquarters– Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Founded– 5 July 1934
Membership– 194 member
President– Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen