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Brazil Para badminton International 2020 in Sao Paulo: India finish with 11 medals

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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).
emerged the most successful team with 8 gold medals.Highlights:
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:


S.NoCategoryPlayer NameMedal
1Men’s singles SL3Pramod BhagatGold
2Men’s doubles SL3-SL4Pramod Bhagat  & Manoj SarkarGold
3Men’s singles SL4Suhas Lalinakere YathirajGold
4Mixed Double SH6Nagar Krishna (India) Carmen Giuliana Poveda Flores (Canada)Gold
5Women’s singles SL3 playerParul Dalsukhbhai ParmarSilver
6Men’s Singles SL3Manoj SarkarSilver
7Men’s doubles SU5Raj Kumar & Rakesh PandeySilver
8Men’s Singles SH6Nagar KrishnaSilver
9Mixed Double WH1 – WH2Prem Kumar (India) Ale Tatiana Gureeva (Russia)Silver
10Mixed Double SL 3 – SU 5Raj Kumar &  Parul Dalsukhbhai ParmarBronze
11Men’s singles SL4Sukant KadamBronze


About Badminton world federation (BWF):
Headquarters– Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Founded– 5 July 1934
Membership– 194 member
President– Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen