As the Indian men’s badminton team defeated Indonesia 3-0 to earn their first-ever Thomas Cup gold.
Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, and Kidambi Srikanth wrote history. In the second singles, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonatan Christie 21-15, 23-21 to give India its first triumph in the competition’s history. Earlier in the day, Lakshya had a strong start, coming from behind to defeat world number five Anthony Sinisuka Ginting. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty then outsmarted Mohammad Ahsan and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo with their skill set and expertise.
The first-ever Thomas Cup gold for India was won by Kidambi Srikanth, who defeated Asian Games gold medalist Jonatan Christie 21-15 23-21.