Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam won a gold medal in SL3-SL4 category
World No. 1 men’s doubles pair of Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam won a gold medal in SL3-SL4 category in the Four Nations Para-Badminton International- 2023 in Sheffield, England, defeating compatriots Deep Ranjan Bisoyee and Manoj Sarkar 21-17 21-17.
Bhagat also secured a silver in the singles SL3 category, as also a silver in mixed doubles SL3- SU5 category with Manisha Ramdass. Kadam won a bronze in the singles SL4 category.
Bhagat and Kadam defeated the Indian pair of Deep Ranjan Bisoyee and Manoj Sarkar 21-17 21-17 to secure gold in the men’s doubles.
In singles, Bhagat went down to England’s Daniel Bethell 8-21 10-21.
In the mixed doubles, Bhagat and Ramdass went down against Indonesia’s Hikmat Ramdani and Leani Ratri Oktila 17–21 17–21.
“I am happy with the doubles result but at the same time not very pleased with my singles and mixed doubles result. Daniel Bethell has been a very challenging opponent for me this year and I need to make major improvements in order to beat him.
“I will head back into my training immediately and start working on my weaknesses,” Bhagat said.