World No 3 Sukant Kadam smashed his way to a gold medal at the recently concluded Peru Para-Badminton International, defeating ace shuttler defeated Singapore’s Chee Hiong Ang. India won 14 medals in total (6 gold, 1 silver and 7 bronze).
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Sukant maintained his dominance right from the word go in the finals. He defeated Chee Hiong Ang in straight sets with a score line of 21-14 and 21-15. The match lasted 32 minutes. The ace shuttler didn’t put a foot wrong and had a great final.
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Sukant Kadam said, “I am really happy with the result, I have been training hard. I have had a good year and I hope that I continue with the same consistency next year.”
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In the women’s category, Nithya Sre Sumathy Sivan and Mandeep Kaur clinched the titles in the SH6 and SL3 singles sections. While Nithya overpowered Peru’s Giuliana Poveda Flores 21-6, 21-13, Mandeep defeated Ukraine’s Oksana Kozyna 21-11, 21-11.
Indian men’s doubles pair Nehal and Breno Johann (SL3-SL4) and the women’s doubles duo of Parul Parmar and Vaishali Nilesh Patel (SL3-SU5) claimed gold medals in their respective categories.
The Indian duo of Nehal and Breno thrashed Peru pair of Renzo Diquez Bances Morales and Pedro Pablo De Vinatea 21-16 21-13, while Parul and Vaishali registered a close win 21-17 21-19 over Peru’s Kelly Edith Ari Escalante and Mandeep.