Fazza Dubai Para Badminton: Manasi/Thulasimathi win women's doubles gold
Manasi Joshi/Thulasimathi Murugesan won the women's doubles, while Tokyo Paralympic champion Pramod Bhagat signed off with two silver medals.
Manasi Joshi and Thulasimathi Murugesan emerged champions in women's doubles, while Tokyo Paralympic champion Pramod Bhagat signed off with two silver medals at the 5th Fazza Dubai Para-Badminton International 2023 on Monday.
The event was held in UAE from December 11 to December 17.
Manaasi and Murugesan ranked second in World Para-Badminton, outwitted the Indonesian pair of Leani Ratri Oktila and Khalimatus Sadiyah 15-21 21-14 21-6 to secure the gold in women's doubles SL3-SU5 category.
Bhagat, also a Para Asian gold medallist, went down 17-21 18-21 to England's Daniel Bethell in the SL3 final to finish second best.
In the mixed doubles SL3-SU5 category, Bhagat and Manisha Ramdass went down to Indonesia's Hikmat Ramdani and Leani Ratri Oktila 14-21 11-21 in the final.
Team India also secured a bronze medal in mixed doubles SL3 and SU5 with Kumar Nitesh and Thulasimathi Murugesan.
In the men's SL 4 category, Tokyo silver medallist Suhas Yathiraj secured silver, while Sukant Kadam and Tarun won bronze medals. In the women's singles ( SL4) Palak Kohli bagged a bronze.
In men's doubles Sl 3- SL4 category, Manoj Sarkar and his Korean partner Cho Nadan secured silver, while Kumar Nitesh and Tarun secured bronze.