HomeSportsBadmintonWorld Para-Badminton C’ships: Suhas Yathiraj Stuns Reigning Paralympic Champion, Advances to Final
-- Advertisement --

World Para-Badminton C’ships: Suhas Yathiraj Stuns Reigning Paralympic Champion, Advances to Final

- Advertisement -

Suhas Yathiraj, an IAS officer belonging to the 2007 batch of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, achieved a significant milestone by advancing to the finals of the World Para-Badminton Championships for the first time on Saturday, held in Pattaya, Thailand. Competing in the men’s singles Side Lower 4 (SL4) category semifinal, Suhas, ranked third globally, secured a straight games victory (21-16, 21-19) over the world number one, Lucas Mazur of France. Mazur, the reigning world championship and Paralympics champion, faced defeat at Suhas’s hands.

-- Advertisement --

Hailing from Hassan, Karnataka, Suhas, aged 40, clinched the Paralympics silver medal in Tokyo in 2021. He pursued engineering at the National Institute of Technology and presently serves as the Secretary and Director General of Youth Welfare and Prantiya Rakshak Dal in the Uttar Pradesh government.

Suhas, a recipient of the Arjuna Award and a gold medallist at the Asian Para Games, is set to compete against the victor of the second SL 4 semifinal, featuring fellow Indian player Sukant Kadam and Fredy Setiawan from Indonesia, in the upcoming final.

-- Advertisement --

Top 10 Victor Badminton Rackets | Elevate Your Game With These Rackets - KreedOnAlso Read | Top 10 Victor Badminton Rackets | Elevate Your Game With These Racket


-- Advertisement --

Follow us on: InstagramFacebookYouTubeWhatsApp and be part of KreedOn’s community

For more sports knowledge and latest stories on Indian sports and athletes

Subscribe Now Receive exciting Indian sports stories on your WhatsApp now.
Nidhi Singh
Nidhi Singh
As quoted by M K Gandhi “learn as if you were to live forever”. This is the philosophy that she tries to live by. Learning new things is a passion that leads you to a school of upskills. Given her interest in writing, she pursued her dreams by taking a bachelor's degree in Journalism & Mass Communications from GGSIPU and received several accolades in academics. She is working as Senior Editor at KreedOn and loves challenges and completing multiple tasks within a stipulated timeline. She loves watching football and the credit goes to Lionel Messi. In her leisure time, she loves to paint her imagination.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here