Hangzhou, Oct 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Ace shuttlers Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam kickstarted their Para Asian Games campaign with a win. Pramod Bhagat defending his Asian medal Gold started his campaign with an easy win over Chinese Taipei’s Hsing Chih Huang.
The game lasted 31 minutes and Pramod looked in control right from the first point as the final scoreline read 21-9, 21-18, he will now face Maldivian Abdul Latheef Mohamed.
In the mixed doubles event, Pramod Bhagat and Manisha Ramdass defeated Thailand’s Chanida Srinavakul in straight sets for a match lasting only 19 minutes with the final score 21-08, 21-14.
Meanwhile, Sukant Kadam also registered a win against Chinese Taipei’s Yeh En-Chuan to open his tournament. In the first set Sukant was pushed by his opponent but eventually won the first set with a score of 25-23, in the second set Sukant showcased his experience and overpowered the opponent with a score of 21-5.
He will now face Maldivian Ahmed Fayaz.
In other results Nitesh Kumar & Murugesan Thulasimathi defeated Syria’s Sheiha Feras & Matar Altaf by 2-0 in Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5 Group stage match
Krishna Nagar defeated China’s Qingtao Zeng by 2-1 in Men's Singles SH6 Group stage match.
Abu Hubaida and Ale Prem Kumar defeated Sumpradit Aphichat and Kornpeekanok Chatchai by 2-0 in Men's Doubles WH1-WH2 Group play.
In the Group D Match Sarkar Manoj defeated Pakistan’s Gohar Zeeshan by 2-0, in Men's Singles SL3 Group play - GP D Match 3, Nitesh Kumar defeated Indonesia’s Dwiyoko by 2-0 in Men's Singles SL3 Group play Gp B Match 3 and Ale Prem Kumar defeated Vietnam’s Hoang Manh Giang by 2-0 in Men's Singles WH1 Group play Gp F Match 5.