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Commonwealth Games 2022: Satwik-Chirag wins India's first-ever men's doubles gold

World Number 8 pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won men's doubles gold after beating English pair of Sean Vendy and Ben Lane.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Satwik-Chirag wins Indias first-ever mens doubles gold


Updated: 8 Aug 2022 1:15 PM GMT

India's star doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy won the country's third gold on the badminton court with a straight-game victory over England's Ben Lane and Sean Mendy at the Commonwealth Games.

The Indian duo won 21-15, 21-13. India thus finished a fantastic badminton campaign with three gold, one silver and two bronze. The Satwik-Chirag pair followed double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and All England runners-up Lakshya Sen, who also won yellow metals on the day.

The silver came in the team championship and the bronze medals were won by Kidambi Srikanth in the men's singles and Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand in the women's doubles.

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